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
This is your regular SMC password, the same one you use for Corsair Connect.
Allow up to 24 hours after registration to access Canvas.
Students must register for classes on
Corsair Connect first before gaining access to Canvas
Fall 2019 (Regular Session: August 26-December 17, 2019)
16-week session: August 26-December 17, 2019
1st 8-week session: August 26-October 20, 2019
12 week session: September 16- December 8, 2019
2nd 8 week session: October 21-December 15, 2019
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?
Your password is your Corsair Connect password.
To recover your password: Go to
Type “password” in the Search box
See “How do I recover my password? ” question.
FAQ on Email and Network access.
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: