Your SMC 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 lee_jane_doe@student.smc.edu or lee_jane_doe@smc.edu.


This is your regular SMC password, the same one you use for Corsair Connect.

Login to Canvas 

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
  • 12 week session:  September 16- December 8, 2019
  • 2nd 8 week session:  October 21-December 15, 2019​​

Winter 2020(Regular Session:  January 6-February 13, 2020)

  • 6 week session:  January 6-February 13, 2020​

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.

  1. To recover your password: Go to Ask Pico.

  2. Type “password” in the Search box

  3. See “How do I recover my password? ” question.


Check the 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: