Canvas Timeline

Timeline Overview for LMS Migration
Last updated: 4/5/2024

Spring 2024A small image of the Canvas migration timeline infographic.

  • Contract scope and procurement 
  • Technical readiness (data integrations with other university systems, tool readiness from Blackboard Learn to Canvas, create resources and documentation) 

Summer 2024

  • Technical readiness continued
  • Canvas system setup 
  • Create resources for rollout (training and documentation)
  • Pilot faculty access to Canvas (after June 1st)

Fall 2024

  • Canvas pilot
  • Broad faculty training 
  • Broad access to Canvas with practice sites
  • Course migrations 

Spring 2025

  • Continued adoption of Canvas 
  • Course migrations  continued
  • Archive Blackboard Learn courses  

Summer 2025

  • Blackboard Learn discontinued 
  • UMass Dartmouth fully moved to Canvas LMS

Note that this timeline is subject to change.