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Canvas Video Student Guides

Canvas Student Video Tutorials

Need help getting started? The 14 videos below were designed by our friendly Canvas Documentation Team to assist students in gaining a strong foothold in the Canvas system. (To increase size of video, click icon in video's lower right.)

Getting Started and How to Login to Canvas

  1. Go to the Canvas Login screen
  2. LoginID/UserID: Your 9-digit student ID number ( example: 881234567)
  3. Password: 8888 + month (MM) + day (DD) you were born (example 88880101 for Jan. 1 birthday)

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Global Navigation: Dashboard - Course Cards

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Global Navigation Menu - Adding a Profile Picture

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Global Navigation: Canvas Calendar

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Canvas Inbox

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Help Button

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Canvas Home Page & Announcements

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Submitting Assignments

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Participating in Modules

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Participating in Discussions

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Syllabus & Assignment Due Dates

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Viewing Grades

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Help Links

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Class Login

Canvas Login Instructions

  1. In a web browser, go to
  2. LoginID/UserID: Your 9-digit student ID number (example: 881234567 or 900123456)
  3. Password: Same as your SIS password (where you registered for the class). Show me.