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

Spring 2020(Regular Session:  February 18-June 16, 2020)

  • 16 week session:  February 18-June 16, 2020
  • 1st 8 week session:  February 18-April 12, 2020
  • 12 week session:  ​March 9-June 7, 2020​
  • 2nd 8 week session:​  ​​April 20-June 14, 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: