Canvas at College of San Mateo - Student Resources
Fall 2019 Final Exams
December 10-16, 2019
Winter Recess
December 24 - January 12
Spring Semester begins
January 13, 2020
Sexual Misconduct & Title IX
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Student Resources

Student FAQs

  • How do I login to Canvas?
    Open up the latest version of your browser. We strongly recommend using Chrome for the best experience.
    1. Navigate to or search for "SMCCCD Canvas"
    2. Login with your student email user name '' and Canvas Password
      • Your Canvas Password was sent to your email. If you did not receive the password, please click "Forgot Password" link to reset your password.
      • If you forgot your student email username ( or email password, please follow the Student Email Recovery Tutorial to recover your student email information.
  • What if I have problems logging in to Canvas?
    Please visit the page for troubleshooting tips.

  • Who can I contact for Canvas help?
    • Canvas Support Hotline
      (844) 711-7104
      (Only Evenings and Weekends)

Getting Started

Reference Guides

Technical Requirements

Canvas Basics and Tour

Account Management and User Settings

Participating in Your Canvas Course

Submitting Work

Communicating in Canvas


Getting Help


  • Canvas Support Hotline
    (833) 715-2285
    (Only Evenings and Weekends)
    Mon-Fri, 5PM-8AM and Weekends