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Canvas Login Instructions for Students

Browser Log In From Foothill College Login Page

You can only log into Canvas AFTER you have enrolled in a course that uses Canvas.


Browser Log In Through MyPortal

You can only log into Canvas AFTER you have enrolled in a course that uses Canvas.

Before you log into MyPortal make sure to clear your browser's cache.

  1. Log in to MyPortal ( using your Student ID Number and Password.

    MyPortal login page

    From MyPortal, you may access your student account, your records and your transcript, and your online course in Canvas.

    Do not forget to log out of your MyPortal session. Logging out of Canvas will NOT log you out of MyPortal.

    MyPortal will automatically time out after 30 minutes of inactivity and require you to log in again.

    For any questions regarding MyPortal please visit MyPortal First-Time Login and scroll down to the troubleshooting tips section.

  2. Click on Apps located in the navigation on the left
  3. Click on the Canvas icon located in the Students area

    Note: You will be able to access Canvas only appear after your instructor has made the course site available and/or at the start of the quarter.

    Arrow pointing to Canvas icon under Students in MyPortal

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 a student?

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 notify your instructor about the time difference in case any accommodation needs to be made. You also need 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 a student?

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