Academic Technology

Services and Sessions

As part of Information Technology Systems and Services (ITSS), educational technologist work at the intersection of technology and education. We partner with educators to explore, implement, and evaluate technologies and tools to enhance, adapt or transform the student learning experience.

Academic Technology Support

For assistance with Canvas and other academic technology tools

Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm 

Contact our UMD Academic Technology Assistants at [email protected] or (218) 726-8862. 

After 4:30 pm or on weekends.

Contact UMN Technology Help at [email protected] or (612) 301-4357. 

For all other technology assistance (such as password resets or problems with your computer) contact the UMD ITSS Help Desk.


Drop in via Zoom with questions, ideas, needs etc. related to the technologies used in the courses you're teaching this semester or courses you're setting up for a future semester. No registration is needed for these informal drop-in sessions.

Find a Drop-In Time


Academic Technologists are available to partner with you to explore how to use academic technologies or to design a course or re-design aspects of a course.

We offer two types of consultations: academic technology consultations and course design consultations.

Choose or Request a Consultation

Workshops and Programming

Find the latest updates on a variety of in-person and online workshops available throughout the academic year.

Explore Programming and Workshops

Educational Technology Updates

Receive timely emails with information about upcoming learning opportunities and educational technology tool updates.

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