NOTE: Portal/Blackboard is going away on August 31, 2018.
You must save your old data from Blackboard before then if you wish to
access it after that date. Course instructors are responsible for having
Blackboard Grade Center information saved in the event of grading issues
brought up after Blackboard is retired.
the name of the
University of Toronto’s new
teaching and learning environment (which is replacing Portal).
It runs on the Canvas engine from
This site is for information about Quercus/Canvas for our Departmental users.
1) General Links
Main UofT information for Quercus:
UofT Quercus Resources
Main Arts & Science information for backing up your old Blackboard data:
A&S Quercus Resources
2) Backing up your Blackboard courses (PDF files)
Arts & Science Step-by-Step Guide (with graphics)
Local summary (fillable pdf checklist which can be printed)
[Last update: May 16, 2018]