Transition Information and Timeline


This article explains the timeline and transition from Classes*v2 to Canvas.

Timeline for Classes*v2 transition between Fall 2016 and Spring 2018

The transition of course sites from Classes*v2 will begin during the Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 semesters.

The School of Management, School of Nursing, School of Forestry, and School of Law will begin transition certain programs during this time - please check with your school administrators for details about when you will need to transition to Canvas.

For Yale College and Graduate School, instructors may opt in during Fall 2016 and Spring 2017. Starting in Fall 2017 - ALL courses will be offered in Canvas only.

Classes*v2 is now the v2*Vault. The v2*Vault is a repository storing all courses taught in Classes*v2 from Fall 2005 - Spring 2017.  This repository will be available until May 31, 2019 for all faculty to access old course sites. For additional information about the v2*Vault, please see the Course Archiver Tool article.

Request a Sandbox Site

A sandbox site is an empty course shell where you can explore and practice using Canvas tools in a safe environment before implementing them into your active course site.  Please complete the Sandbox Course Request form to request your sandbox site.

Request a One-on-One Consultation

We are here to help!  Please schedule a one-on-one Canvas consultation with one of our staff members for assistance.

Please visit our Canvas@Yale Transition website for more information.