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Canvas - How to Login

This document illustrates the steps required to log into Canvas.

In order to log into Canvas, a person needs:
  • An active campus account (e.g. or
  • To know their username (first part of email address) and password
To log in:
  1. Navigate to Canvas page,
  2. Click the green Canvas Login button.
  3. Select your campus and click Go. Branch campuses should select their "main" campus. For example, Marinette campus users would select UW-Green Bay.
  4. Enter your campus username and password. Your username is the first part of your email. Then, click Login.
Potential problems logging in:
  • Depending on web browser settings, old login credentials can be stored and result in an error logging in. To clear old saved passwords, please refer to these help articles (
  • Entering incorrect credentials. To verify if this is the case, try logging into your campus email or other campus services. They all use the same username and password, and can be a useful method to check before proceeding with more troubleshooting.
  • A campus account is not created yet. In order to log into Canvas, one needs a campus account. If you're a new instructor and do not have your account yet, please contact your department or Human Resources.

Keywords:Canvas Log In Login Can't   Doc ID:93934
Owner:Nathan K.Group:UW Green Bay
Created:2019-08-19 08:11 CDTUpdated:2020-08-13 09:36 CDT
Sites:UW Green Bay
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