Canvas - Subaccounts and URLs

The University of Wisconsin System uses a variety of subdomains and custom URLs to direct users to different instances within Canvas. Here is a list of the most commonly used subdomains and URLs.


Users with accounts on the Instructional instance of Canvas can also log into the Training & Development and the Continuing Education instances. Continuing education user accounts will only work on that Continuing Education instance.


    For the most part, campus-specific vanity URLs direct users to the main Instructional instance at: There are two cases where logging in to a campus-specific URL is beneficial: 

    1. It allows Canvas Support to more quickly identify which campus a user is coming from, and to identify any campus-specific support information.
    2. It allows instructors to use the Create Master Course tool under the Canvas Help menu.


    Keywords:domain, url, vanity url,   Doc ID:93399
    Owner:Thomas A.Group:UW System Administration DLE
    Created:2019-07-26 12:53 CDTUpdated:2019-08-21 10:21 CDT
    Sites:UW System Administration DLE
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