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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.

Student Introduction to Canvas

If you are registered in an Online, Hybrid, or Web-Enhanced course and have not accessed Canvas as a Macomb student, you are required to successfully complete the Student Introduction to Canvas. This online tutorial gives you a chance to explore Canvas and become comfortable with its tools and features before your coursework begins. The Student Introduction to Canvas takes approximately 30 minutes – 1 hour to complete.

How to access:

  • Log in to Canvas
  • Click "Student Introduction to Canvas” 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 is:

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

Visit the My Macomb Password Self Service to find your user ID or password, or to change your password.

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