Canvas Basics

Whether it's your first time taking an online or hybrid class or just need a refresher, we recommend you complete the online Canvas orientation first. Web-enhanced courses also frequently use Canvas for access to course resources and tracking grades.

Online Canvas Orientation

Go to the online Canvas orientation link above for a comprehensive, self-paced, online orientation for Canvas use covering:

  • How to Log in on the Clark College Canvas Site
  • How to Add a Profile Picture and Edit Personal Settings
  • Update your Notification Preferences
  • Communication with your Instructor and Peers
  • Manage your Personal Files
  • How to Submit your Assignments
  • How to Submit Peer Reviews
  • Quizzes in Canvas
  • Taking Quizzes with Respondus LockDown Browser
  • Discussions in Canvas
  • Participate in a Group
  • Check your Grades
  • How to Use the Canvas Guides
  • Navigate Canvas on your iPhone
  • Netiquette for Online Discussion Forums

If you need further assistance after completing an orientation please see Getting Help.