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Solano Community College instructors use Canvas, a Learning Management System (LMS) platform to deliver assignments, announcements, exams, and other teaching materials to students - both in online and face-to-face courses. Additionally, students can collaborate and communicate with one another using Canvas.

How to Access Canvas

The easiest way for you to access Canvas is to remember the url/link:

You can also find the link on the "LR10 quick links" box, located on the library's homepage:

screenshot of the library homepage with a link to canvas

(The text in this box above may change from time to time, but the link to Canvas will remain.)

For Students:

Canvas Orientation (SCC) : "Learn how to learn" in Canvas using a mini-course/orientation created by the SCC Distance Education team.

Getting Started with Canvas as a Student : an overview of essential Canvas features (made by Canvas)

Canvas Student Guides : Step-by-step instructions for everything you want or need to know (made by Canvas)

Canvas Video Guides : Sometimes a picture, or video, is worth a thousand words. (made by Canvas)


Get the Canvas app on your phone

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Still Need Help?

There are several ways to get help in Canvas. If the guides (linked above in the "For Students" section) didn't answer your question, you can get help by submitting a request to

Please include your name, the CRN (course number) of a class you need to log in to, and a detailed description of the issue you are having along with information about your technology (ie: what kind of device you're using, etc).