First, go to Canvas using the Canvas link at the top of the website, or go directly to

You will be redirected to a login page where you will enter your SCC username and password. If you are unsure of how to log in to Canvas, please follow the steps as outlined in How do I log in to Canvas?

Once you have logged in, you will be taken to your Canvas Dashboard

  1. In the main portion of the screen, you will see course cards (visible starting the first day of a class), which will take you to the desired class.

    To begin a class, simply click on the course card in the center of the screen (for example, the green HIS-236 shown in the image above).

  2. At the top, you may see an announcement for students.

  3. On the right side of the screen, there is a sidebar that may include To Do and Upcoming Event reminders, as well as quick links to any Recent Feedback.

screenshot of Dashboard, Global Navigation Menu on left, course cards in middle, announcement on top, sidebar on right

If you have logged in to Canvas and no course cards are displayed on the Canvas Dashboard, please refer to the information Canvas Course(s) Not Showing.