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Educational Technology Support

Educational Technology Services is committed to supporting the instructional technology needs of the UC San Diego community. We’re happy to provide support for a variety of tools to meet the educational technology needs of our faculty and students, including instructional tools, tools for video conferencing and lecture capture, and media production.

Manage Your Course

With Canvas, UC San Diego's learning management system, instructors can communicate with students, provide course materials, administer assignments and assessments, and track grades using Canvas. Canvas supports the integration of third-party tools like Turnitin, Gradescope, and iClicker to enhance the classroom experience.

Learn More About Available Instructional Tools

Conduct and Record Class Sessions

Educational Technology Services provides and supports three technological tools designed to help deliver instruction remotely and/or asynchronously. Zoom, Kaltura, and Podcasting are available to all faculty and students to facilitate engaging instruction as well as lecture capture and delivery.

See Lecture & Video Tools

Produce Instructional Media

We are proud to offer the following services to meet your instructional media and equipment needs, including self-serve and done-for-you instructional video production, equipment available for student media projects, and upgraded media systems in general assignment classrooms and lecture halls.

Explore Media Labs & Facilities



The EdTech Support Team has put together checklists to help you set up your course in Canvas, prepare to launch your course, and successfully close out your course at the end of each term.

Use Checklists

Instructional Technology Guide

This pocket reference introduces instructional resources and services available at UC San Diego and guides the use of technology installed in the classroom and includes information about additional.

Get the Guide


Canvas is the campus's official Learning Management System (LMS) for activities such as maintaining an online grade book, providing online course content, conducting online quizzes and examinations, and more.

Get to Know Canvas at UC San Diego

Get Help with Instructional Technology

Workshops & Office Hours

We invite all faculty, TAs, and department coordinators to our regularly scheduled workshops and office hours. Please check our current calendar for upcoming topics, dates, and times.

Students and instructors from the School of Medicine can get support through

Email & Phone Support

If you are an instructor or TA experiencing a technical issue, please call our faculty helpline at (858) 822-3315 or email

Main Campus students in need of assistance should needing assistance should contact the Service Desk at or 858-246-4357.

Private Appointments

For complex questions and 1:1 assistance, we offer a convenient booking service to schedule consultations with support staff. So that we can accommodate everyone, we ask that you book no more than one session weekly.