Your Stanly Community College accounts use a single sign-on. This means your username and password for Canvas are the same for Self-Service, your student Gmail, and MyPage.

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

What is my Username for Canvas?

Your username to sign in is: 

The first letter of your first name lowercase, your full last name lowercase, the last four digits of your user ID and  Click "Next" after entering your username.

Example: John Smith with Student ID: 12345678 would have the following username:

If you are unsure of your SCC username, please review this guide: How to Find Your SCC Username.

What is my Password for Canvas?

If this is your first time logging into an SCC service, you will use the default password of:

The first letter of your last name capitalized, the second letter of your last name lowercase, and your six-digit birth date.

Example: John Smith has a birth date of May 1st, 1985.

Example Password: Sm050185

(Your password will not show the actual characters as shown in this example, but will be represented by dots. Please be assured that the characters you type will be entered into the field.)

If you need to reset your password, please review this guide: SCC Password Reset from Microsoft Portal

Still having trouble?

If you try to log in after multiple tries, your account may become locked. If this is the case, please contact the Technical Support Team by calling them at 704-991-0222 or use the chat window on the tech support page.

Also, if you have reset your password from the default and cannot log in please contact Technical Support to reset your password.

NOTE: You will not be able to access your Canvas class until the course's first day. You can check your course's start date in Self-Service.

If you are having issues logging in or needing technical assistance, please contact SCC Technical Support by calling 704-991-0222, or contacting us through live chat.  You can access live chat by going to and selecting the yellow chat window that is located towards the bottom of the screen. Please visit the main Technical Support page to see normal business hours and closings.