Do it yourself

There are a few ways that you can move your course content from Sakai to Canvas. Below we explain each option and you can click the link to learn more about which option is right for you.


Sakai will be retired on December 21, 2018 at 12 NOON. You will no longer be able to log in or use Sakai as your LMS.

To avoid data loss, download or migrate all data you wish to keep before December 15, 2018.


The Canvas Migration tool was designed to copy course materials from Sakai to Canvas. The tool can copy content from Assignments, Resources, and Tests & Quizzes.


The Sakai to Canvas Course Migration Guide is a six-step tutorial allowing a faculty member to manually step through the process of moving their Sakai course over to Canvas.

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