Canvas FAQs

1. How do I access Canvas?

  • The recommended web browser for Canvas is Google Chrome. Please make sure to use the latest version. 
  • Once enrolled, you will receive an email with Canvas login information. If not, please Submit a SCU Canvas Ticket


2. Where do I begin in Canvas?

Below is information regarding basic navigation of Canvas:


3. As a student, how do I submit assignments and access my grades?


4. As faculty, how do I create content? 


5. Is there an app I can use?

  • Canvas can also be accessed via the Student App and Teacher App. Please be aware that all assignments cannot and should not be completed via the app. 
  • After downloading the app, use the Find My School feature and enter "SWCU".
  • Canvas Student App
  • Canvas Teacher App 


6. How do I get help?


For more in-depth Canvas assistance, please visit the Canvas Guides for StudentsCanvas Guides for Faculty or the SCU Canvas Tutorials