Utilizing Your Canvas Account

Canvas is the learning management system where you can find any assignments instructors have uploaded, as well as your syllabus for the class, etc.

It is important to get logged into your Canvas as many instructors use it for the submission of assignments and other important information.

  1. The first time you log in to Canvas, you will need to request the password be reset.
  2. Use the "Forgot Password?" link on the LC State Canvas login page to set up your password.
  3. Enter your username when prompted in the field. (Typically, usernames are the first part of your LC Email, without the “@lcmail.lcsc.edu” portion.
  4. Check your LCMail and follow the instructions in the email to set your password. (It may take 30 minutes to receive this email and it may file into junk or clutter, so check all places.)

  1. All classes traditionally go "live" in Canvas the Friday before the class is scheduled to begin.
  2. If you just added a course, it will take several hours for it to appear in Canvas; it may take until the following day if you add the class in the evening.

If you are having difficulty logging in to your Canvas Account, please contact our IT Help Desk.

If you are experiencing other technical difficulties you can click the "Help" button at the bottom of the Canvas login page or you can visit our eLearning page.

By default your Canvas account will send you the maximum amount of notifications.

To change this setting and de-clutter your inbox follow these steps:

  1. After logging in, click on the "Account" button on the left-hand side of the screen.
  2. Select "Notifications"
  3. You will now be able to select which notifications you would like to receive and how often you would like to receive them.