Welcome to the NET+ Canvas Program!

The Internet2 NET+ Canvas Program is open to all Internet2 members. This wiki page will overview how to make the most of your program participation by providing details on Service documentation, upcoming events, latest Service Advisory Board news, and community resources around the web. 

If you are looking details on how to join the program, add licenses as a existing participant, or adopt the latest version of the NET+ Canvas Customer Agreement, please visit the Engage Tab of the NET+ Canvas webpage.

Program Benefits:

The Internet2-Instructure NET+ partnership enables institutions to move rapidly through the LMS evaluation process, allowing for faster adoption of a superior learning platform. In addition to discounted subscription fees, Internet2 Members are eligible for these special NET+ Canvas benefits:

  • Discounted rates on professional services
  • Customized support packages at discounted rates
  • Two free passes to InstructureCon, Instructure's annual conference, the first year of your agreement
  • Access to subscriber mailing lists, regular program webinars, and other community resources

Program Characteristics:

  • Open to all Internet2 members
  • Minimum commitment for an Enterprise Customer is 3 years
  • Enterprise Customer Agreement (ECA) automatically renews

More information can be found under the Features tab on the NET+ Canvas webpage and Cloud Scorecard

Newsletters & Program Updates

Newsletters about the NET+ Canvas Program are issued monthly and soon to be emailed to all Program Subscribers. Missed the latest issue? Note that you can always go back and review previous newsletters, and please reach out to us to ensure you receive them in your inbox going forward.

In addition to monthly newsletters, NET+ Canvas Subscribers may also review our mailing list archives for additional program updates.

The NET+ Canvas Service Advisory Board meets monthly in collaboration with Instructure to discuss strategic product improvements, program roadmaps, community experience, and more. Previous SAB meeting agendas are made available shortly after each meeting. 

Program Events

July 09-11, 2024: InstructureCon

Get ready to experience a whole lot of learning, and a whole lot of fun! Registration is now open for InstructureCon 2024, and we hope you'll attend from July 9-11 at the Venetian Resort in Las Vegas. Whether you’re a seasoned Canvas user or new to the community, you’ll leave Instructure's annual conference with fresh ideas, new connections, and actionable takeaways. For questions, check out the FAQ page

May 16, 2024: Data Governance Advisory Council Press Release

Instructure, working with Internet2, announced the creation of a Data Governance Advisory Council to address the rising data management and archiving needs of higher educational institutions. Comprising members from Instructure and Internet2, as well as representatives from various education institutions, the council seeks to recommend consistent data hygiene/governance standards. Read the full Press Release for more information. 

April 2024: In-Person Service Advisory Board Meeting

The NET+ Canvas SAB met in Salt Lake City for their annual in-person board meeting at Instructure's Global HQ office. The full day's agenda can be found here: 2024 SAB Agendas.

February 21, 2024: Town Hall

Thanks to everyone that was able to attend our most recent Town Hall outlining the details and benefits of Amendment #9. In September of 2023, an amendment was agreed upon between Instructure and Internet2 to update pricing schedules and introduce bundling for Internet2 members that purchase from Instructure. Meeting recording to be shared soon. 

NET+ Canvas Service Advisory Board (SAB)

The NET+ Canvas program is managed by an Internet2 program manager with the support of the NET+ Canvas Service Advisory Board. For more information about Advisory Board membership and activities, please visit the NET+ Canvas SAB Homepage

NET+ Canvas Program Subscribers

The list of NET+ Canvas Program Subscribers can be found at internet2.edu/services/canvas under the Subscriber Information tab. 

Data Governance Advisory Council

The mission of the Instructure & Internet2 Data Governance Advisory Council is to bring together an influential group of educational leaders who, together with Instructure, will help map, shape, and evaluate new solutions, services and policy surrounding data retention. 

Service Documentation and Resources

Community Resources

Join the Subscribers mailing list:

NET+ Canvas Program Subscribers may join our email distribution list to take advantage of connecting with other Institutions about program events, Canvas product updates, and more. Please contact netplus@internet2.edu to be added.

Join the Canvas Community Forum:

Canvas Subscribers are encouraged to sign up for Instructure's Community Forum space, which supports a range of Instructure products including Canvas.

Questions?

NET+ Canvas Program Manager: Lauren Hanks

  • To get in touch with the NET+ Program Manager, Service Advisory Board, the Service Management team, or any subscribing peer institutions, please reach out to netplus@internet2.edu.
  • US EDU Sales Team: info@instructure.com




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