How To Check Canvas Password

If you happen to face a circumstance where checking or resetting your password on Canvas is necessary, this tutorial will assist you in navigating the steps. This will help you in regaining entry to your account.

Checking Canvas Password

Unfortunately, you won’t be able to check your Canvas password for security reasons. This is a standard privacy measure to protect users’ data. However, you can easily reset your password if you’ve forgotten it.

Resetting Your Canvas Password

If you’ve forgotten your Canvas password, you can reset it by following these steps:

  1. Go to the Canvas login page.
  2. Click on the Forgot Password? link.
  3. Enter your email address in the text field.
  4. Click on the Request Password button.

A password reset link will be sent to your email. Check your inbox and follow the instructions to reset your password.

For Canvas Admins

If you’re a Canvas Admin, you can force a password reset for any user. However, you can’t view their current password due to privacy and security concerns. Here is how you can force a password reset:

    1. Log in to Canvas as an Admin.
    2. Select the 'Admin' option from the left-hand side menu.
    3. Select the specific user from the 'Users' table.
    4. In the user details page, click on the 'Settings' tab.
    5. Under the 'Password' section, click on 'Reset Password'.
    6. An email will be sent to the user with instructions on how to reset their password.


Even though you cannot directly check your Canvas password, the process to reset it is straightforward and fast. Always remember to store your passwords safely and securely to avoid forgetting them. If you’re a Canvas Admin, use the force password reset feature responsibly to maintain the privacy and security of user data.