Quercus & PeppeR for Students


At U of T, our learning management engine is Quercus, an open source platform known as Canvas. The name “Quercus” is a Latin word for the oak tree genus, a symbol you’ll see in the U of T crest. 

How to Access Quercus

Login to Quercus (Canvas) using your UTORid and password. 

More info

U of T’s Student Guide to Quercus covers finding your way around Quercus, how to find your grades and calendar, as well as short videos on a variety of topics.


Pepper is a student discussion and collaboration tool. Built upon extensive user testing and feedback, Pepper offers a variety of specialized knowledge building features and social networking tools for students to share information and collaborate.

How to Access PeppeR

PeppeR is available from Quercus or can be found at PeppeR’s online login page.

More info

You can find tutorials and learn about the PeppeR project at the PeppeR Project Resources Page.



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Communication & Collaboration, Software & Applications, Teaching & Learning
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