email name without @student.smc.edu or @smc.edu. Students,
do not use your student ID.
Example: Your username is
lee_jane_doe if your email is
If you are new to Canvas, please note, you WILL NOT to login until 2 weeks prior to term start. Additionally, ALL STUDENTS will not have access to their course content until the FIRST DAY of the term.
This is your regular SMC password, the same one you use for Corsair Connect.
Fall 2017 (Regular Session: August 28-December 19, 2017)
- 16 week session: August 28-December 19, 2017
- First 8-week session: August 28-October 22, 2017
- 12-week session: September 18-December 10, 2017
- Second 8-week session: October 23-December 17, 2017
My Password is Not Working
If your password does not work, open Notepad on PC or Text Edit on Mac, type your password and copy this password. Test your password in Corsair Connect and paste it in Canvas to ensure they are the same.
Forgot Your Password?
Questions or Problems?
Call the Canvas Help Desk at (844) 303-0352.
Students can also fill out the Online Student Inquiry Form.
How to Use the New Canvas System
Learn how to use the new course management system: