Canvas is the learning management software (LMS) that is used to access your online course. It is your online classroom where you will interact with your instructor and fellow students.
Before the quarter starts
After you registered for your course, you were given a Canvas account at Foothill if you did not already have one. You can log in to Canvas but you may NOT be able to access your course because most instructors do not grant access to their courses until the first day of the quarter.
How do I log in to Canvas?
Log in using your Student ID and password (same as MyPortal).
Be sure to check for a welcome email from your instructor at the email account that you provided when you applied for admission to Foothill College.
After the quarter starts
Please notify your instructor immediately if you are having problems accessing course materials. Do not put it off or quit logging on because if you don't "show up" for any length of time you may be dropped from the course.
Please refer to your instructor's syllabus for "attendance and withdrawal" policy.
Use the Faculty Directory to find contact information for your instructor.
Learn how to use Canvas
Attend an orientation on campus or step through the online Student Canvas Orientation.