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The timeline below represents the current plan for evaluation and implementation of a new LMS at Duke. It is subject to change. No changes are required for the 2022 – 2023 academic year.

  • Fall 2022 – Evaluation of alternative options and selection of the new LMS. Canvas selected to replace Sakai at Duke and DKU.
  • Spring 2023 – Implementation and configuration of Canvas by the project team. 
  • Summer 2023 – A select group of instructors will be invited to use Canvas to teach their summer courses. Training provided to Fall 2023 instructors planning to use Canvas.
  • Fall 2023 – Voluntary opt-in for up to 25% of all Duke courses to be hosted in Canvas for the Fall term. 
  • Spring 2024 – Voluntary opt-out for up to 25% of all Duke courses; at least 75% of all Duke courses to be hosted in Canvas.
  • Summer 2024 – Full adoption of Canvas for all courses.

Contact the project team at lmstransition@duke.edu with any questions, concerns or feedback. Join our email list (NetID required) to receive updates about the transition.

Last updated December 13, 2022.