How To Get To Canvas

Canvas is a widely utilized cloud-based learning management system (LMS) by educational institutions worldwide. If you are a student, tutor, or educator interested in utilizing this platform, we have provided a concise and easy-to-follow guide on accessing Canvas.

Step 1: Open Your Web Browser

The first step is opening your web browser. Canvas works effectively on all modern browsers, including Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Microsoft Edge.

Step 2: Navigate to the Canvas Website

Once your web browser is open, navigate to the Canvas website by typing into the URL bar at the top of your browser and hit the Enter key.

Step 3: Log in to Canvas

Once you’re on the Canvas homepage, look to the top right-hand corner of the page for the “Log In” button. Click on this button to be redirected to the login page.

Step 4: Enter Your Login Credentials

On the login page, you’ll be prompted to enter your login credentials. If you’re logging in as a student, this will typically be your student ID number and your password. If you’re an instructor, you’ll usually use your staff ID or an assigned username, along with your password. If you do not know your login credentials, contact your institution’s IT support.

Step 5: Access Your Canvas Dashboard

After logging in successfully, you’ll be taken to your Canvas dashboard. From here, you can access your courses, grades, and assignments, communicate with your classmates and instructors, and much more.


We hope this step-by-step guide will be helpful for individuals who are new to Canvas or those who simply need a refresher course. With its user-friendly interface and wealth of resources, Canvas is a powerful tool for online learning and teaching.