What is Canvas?

Merced College classes may use Canvas or Blackboard learning management system to deliver course content and assess your learning.

Video Tutorials on Using Canvas

How to Access Your Online Classes via Canvas

  1. Access Canvas via this link: https://mccd.instructure.com/. Also, you may access Canvas via the MC Portal.
  2. Login with your username and password (DO NOT use the @campus.mccd.edu in the username).

I Need Help With Online Classes

Refer to the Online Learning pages for assistance with online casses.

Online Help for Canvas

Canvas Guide Online:

Example of a typical question asked by students:

How do I upload a file as an assignment submission in Canvas?
Answer: https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-10663-421254353

Just go to Canvas Guide help pages clicking here and type your question


Note to Students:

Starting with this Fall 2019 semester, students will be able to access their classes in Canvas starting on the first day of the class. Students taking semester-length, eighteen week classes will gain access to their classes in Canvas starting the morning of August 12th. Students in classes which start later in the semester will gain access to those classes in Canvas on the morning of the start date of each class.