Faculty help for canvas

Canvas Login   Login issues? See the Canvas Access and Login Issues help document

If you are an instructor, every course you're assigned to teach will automatically have a course shell added to your account. If you don't see the course shell in your Dashboard, see the Finding Your Course Shell help document.

About Canvas

Why Canvas?
Canvas and Intellectual Property Rights
New Canvas Features and Updates
Non-instructional use of Canvas

Heart CanvasSRJC LOVES CANVAS - Testimonials
Find out what faculty love about Canvas and learn about features that can help you

Canvas Accessibility Information

High Contrast Setting - for low vision and color blind users
Accessibility within Canvas - screen reader support info
Extra time for quizzes -  canvas guide on giving more time for disabled students


Check your computer for readiness
Email: Distance Education Support email

Call: 24/7 Canvas Support
Log in and click Help for the phone number


Canvas Request Forms - descriptions and links to all our Canvas forms

Canvas Community

Connect with the CCC Canvas Community 
(will prompt you to login to your Canvas account)
Ask questions and make suggestions for change

Check boxLet us know how it's going!


Canvas Orientation – Basic setup and features of Canvas

Slide presentation of the Canvas Orientation
PDF version of the Canvas Orientation slideshow

Canvas Guides for New Instructors

How to set up a simple Canvas course
How to create pages
How to attach file links
How to create assignments
How to use modules
How to create quizzes
How to set up files
How to manage course "people"

Accessing Canvas Help Docs & Community

Search the Canvas Guides - best page to do a search
Instructor Canvas Guides - list of guides by topic
Canvas Community - join groups, find answers, share ideas

For Mobile Users

Canvas Guides for Mobile Users
Mobile Feature Guide - find out what Canvas features work on different devices


Teaching with canvas

Look in the Upgrading to Canvas area above for other useful links.