Canva is an online graphic design tool used to create social media posts, presentations, posters, flyers and more.

Canva (Free edition)

Free personal or professional Canva account can be created by any user.

Canva for Teams

Canva for teams enables real-time collaboration, shared designs and folders, and centralized brand assets. App State fonts, colors, photos, logos and templates are preloaded into the platform, making it easy to ensure consistency and compliance with brand standards.

A limited number of licenses are available to App State employees in communications roles. Please contact Sarah McBryde, University Communications, at to request a license.

Canva (available for Students only)

All currently enrolled App State students have access to a Canva for Students account for free. Activate your student account with IT Support.

Tutorials and Training

Personal or Previously Created Canva Accounts

Existing designs

If you have existing designs in a previously created Canva account, those designs will remain with the original account, but can be transferred to your new account.

Toggle Between Accounts

Canva accounts cannot be merged, however, the interface does enable users to toggle between accounts.