San Deigo Mesa LOFT logo Canvas logo Canvas Training and SupprotAll colleges in the SDCCD are now using Canvas as the official learning management system (LMS):

Request a Canvas ShellShells will be automatically created based on the CRNs in the schedule. That means all courses will get a Canvas shell.

If you want a development shell (a shell not associated with a CRN) then you can call the 24/7 Canvas Faculty Support to request: 1-844-612-7422

Mesa Training OpportunitiesThe Mesa Canvas Learning Center (MCLC) is our hub for Canvas training at Mesa. This training option is open to all Mesa employees. It is an open/public site. To participate in discussions you'll need to be enrolled. 

The MCLC includes handouts, videos, and discussions where you can post questions and get answers from colleagues. It is different from District's Canvas Transition Course. The MCLC focuses on how-to in Canvas and allows you to select only the topics that you need. 

You'll find an orange button on the home page of the Mesa Canvas Learning Center with the form for enrolling.

District Training OpportunitiesSDCCD Online Learning Pathways offers the following training. To contact SDCCD Online Learning Pathways with questions about their training options, please visit their staff page or use their support email:  

@one Training OpportunitiesThe Online Network of Educators (@ONE) provides professional development opportunities across the California Community College system. 

Canvas Training GuidesThese resources were created and are maintained by Instructure Canvas Community.

loft video tutorials

Not finding your topic? We have so much more in the Mesa Canvas Learning Center.  Check it out! Email Katie ( for support with the information on this page.