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How to Log into Canvas

In this guide you will learn how to log into the Canvas Learning Management System at Grossmont College and change your default password once you have logged in.

Whether you are an instructor or a student, if you have any issues logging into Canvas, please contact the Canvas 24/7 Support line at 1-844-600-4953.


Step 1

1. Open up Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.  VERY IMPORTANT, DO NOT USE ANY VERSION OF THE INTERNET EXPLORER OR THE MICROSOFT EDGE BROWSER. Refer to the address bar and type in

2. Click on the red Canvas logo

Image of the Grossmont Website with annotations on how to access the Canvas login screen.

Step 2

1. Enter in your WebAdvisor Username or your legal firstname.lastname.

2. Enter in your eight digit birthdate for the password (ie: 07151995).

3. Click "Log In".

Image of the Grossmont Canvas login screen.

Changing Your Default Password

1. Once you have logged into your Grossmont Canvas account, click on "Account".

2. Click on "Settings".

Image of how to access your Canvas Settings.

Step 2

1. Click on "Edit Settings".

Canvas Edit Settings Screen

Step 3

1. Click the "Checkbox" located to the left of the "Change Password" option.

Image of the location of the Change Password checkbox

Step 4

1. Enter in your old password.

2. Enter in your new password and then re-enter it again to confirm it.

3. Click "Update Settings" to save your changes.

Image showing the location where you enter in your new password information.
Last Updated: 04/10/2018
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