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Introduction to Canvas

What is Canvas?

Canvas is the online platform used to deliver course content virtually. Preview the online learning environment in Canvas.

Take the online tutorial

If you are registered in an online, remote or hybrid class and have not accessed Canvas before as a Macomb student, the online tutorial: Student Introduction to Online Learning will help you become comfortable using its tools and features before your classes begin. The tutorial takes 30 minutes to one hour to complete.

To access/maximize the tutorial:

  • Log in to Canvas
  • Click Student Introduction to Online Learning link under Courses (on left)
  • Read the page titled Begin here
  • Complete every item in all the modules
  • Complete the Exit Exam with 70% or higher

Your login information:

Username: Your MyMacomb User ID. 
Password: Your MyMacomb Password.

Visit the My Macomb Password Self Service to find your user ID and/or password or to reset your password.

For questions about online classes at Macomb, or for technical assistance with Canvas, email or call 1.877.362.2662.