What’s a Free Canvas Account? This account lets you use the essential functionality of the Canvas learning management platform, even if your institution isn't a Canvas customer. It’s not just free for teachers—it's free for you, your students, their parents, and anyone else who wants to use Canvas learning tools. And it’s free forever. You'll have access to: Course creation and importing Personalized learning with MasteryPaths Fully native mobile apps for you and your students Standards-based gradebooks, a quizzing platform, and more