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MyCanvas Guide

MyCanvas Login

Getting Started


MyCanvas is a web-based learning management system or LMS. Built upon the framework of Canvas by Instructure, MyCanvas provides a suite of adaptable tools tailored for course development, delivery, evaluation, and administration. 

Accounts & Login

Faculty: Instructors are given an account and gain access to courses they are teaching once they are assigned via Banner (student information system). If you have not received an email with account information, contact your program scheduler.

Staff: Complete this form to request a: Staff User Account

Login: Use your MohawkID (e.g., 000101060) and password to log in to MyCanvas.

In MyCanvas, instructors can share materials, enable student collaboration and discussion, manage assignments and quizzes, and assign grades. MyCanvas can also be used with other Mohawk learning technologies.


For best performance, MyCanvas should be used on the current or first previous major release of Chrome, Edge, Firefox or Safari. 

For more information and to run a browser check, see: What are the browser and computer requirements for MyCanvas (Instructure)?

Canvas Mobile Apps

Download the FREE Canvas Teacher app on Android and iOS devices for quick access to grading, communicating, and updating—three of the most frequent course facilitation tasks for teachers through Announcements, Assignments, Discussions, and Quizzes. 


Find answer to common questions: MyCanvas FAQS


Canvas Instructor Guides 
Includes extensive step-by-step instructions on how to use Canvas.

Learning Canvas: LinkedIn Learning Course (1hr:54m)
This video course explores how to set up a course, teach online, and discusses best practices for leveraging MyCanvas for student success. It also covers grading, adding assignments, student communication, and adding multimedia.