Logging in to Canvas For the First Time

 

Getting Started With Canvas Document

Google Chrome web browser is the best browser to use with Canvas
To download Google Chrome, visit this website http://www.google.com/chrome/

Access the San Juan College Canvas page by visiting https://canvas.sanjuancollege.edu/login

For Student Accounts, your username is first initial + middle initial + last name (first 12 characters only) + last two digits of your Social Security number, and your password is “sjcp” + the last 4 digits of your student ID number.

You can find your ID number on your ID card or on your welcome letter from San Juan College.

Example: The account for student John A. Smith, 123-45-6789, student id 0000123 would look like this:
Username: jasmith89
Password: sjcp0123

Still can’t log in? Check out the Password Recovery Center: https://www.sanjuancollege.edu/reset

Canvas User Guides are accessible by visiting https://guides.instructure.com

First Day of an Online Course

All online courses follow dates specified in WebAdvisor when you registered for classes. Please check the SJC course schedule for the exact date. Online students are expected to log in to Canvas (http://canvas.sanjuancollege.edu) on the first day of class.

When you log into your online course, you will see the course cards on your Dashboard. If your courses do not display, click the Courses icon, then click the All Courses link. Click the star next to a course to add it to the Dashboard. Those courses with yellow stars are displayed on the Dashboard.

San Juan College’s online courses are not self-paced. Each instructor has a schedule with assignment due dates that must be met. Online courses typically end on the last day of finals for the semester, however, there are some exceptions. See the SJC course schedule for that exact date each semester.

Additional Tech Support

Students needing additional tech support can visit the ITC website. ITC can assist you with San Juan College user accounts, accessing the internet on San Juan College campuses, and many other technology questions.

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