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 

Students: Course Access will be the FIRST official day of the class.  Please allow up to 24 hours after registration to access your courses on Canvas. ​​ ​

Students must register for classes on Corsair Connect first before gaining access to Canvas

​​Summer 2020(Regular Session:  June 22-August 14, 2020)

  • 6 week session:  June 22-July 31, 2020
  • 8 week session:  ​June 22-August 14, 2020

​Fall 2020 (Regular Session:  August 31-December 22, 2020)

  • 16 week session:  August 31-December 22, 2020
  • 1st 8 week session:    August 31-October 25, 2020
  • 12 week session:  September 21-December 13, 2020
  • 2nd 8 week session:   October 26-December 20, 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 Canvas System

Learn how to use the course management system: