Canvas at College of San Mateo - Student Resources
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December 10-16, 2023
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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
    (Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

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