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Canvas Login Instructions for Faculty

Browser Log In From Foothill College Login Page

Go to

Type in the same college ID number and password that you use to log into MyPortal.


Browser Log In Through MyPortal

  1. Login to MyPortal ( using your Campus Wide ID Number and Password
  2. Click on Apps located in navigation on the left

     Arrow pointing to Apps on MyPortal navigation menu

  3. In the Faculty area click on the Canvas icon. Click on the star to make it a favorite which will add it to your home page.

    1. arrow pointing to Canvas icon, 2. arrow pointing to star

  4. Click on "Log into Foothill Canvas"
    Arrow pointing to Log into Foothill Canvas link

Mobile Log In

You can download the Canvas App and log in to access your courses. If you are associated with different colleges that use Canvas, you can only log in to one college at a time.

Download the Canvas App

Log in to the Canvas App

Logging out of Canvas

Using Canvas from a public computer

Please remember to log out of Canvas if you are using a public computer.

How do I log out of Canvas as an instructor?

If you logged into Canvas through MyPortal you MUST log out of MyPortal, too. Logging out of Canvas does NOT automatically log you out of MyPortal.

I am in a different Time Zone

If you plan to access Canvas from a different time zone make sure to change the setting in Canvas so that it shows the right time zone for where you are located.

How do I set my time zone in Canvas as an instructor?

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Canvas issues

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MyPortal Login Issues

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