Accessing Canvas For The First Time

Canvas is an online learning system where you can participate in one of the courses that I offer online. To use it, you must already given me your email address so I can register you in Canvas.

To access Canvas for the first time, first you will need to accept an invitation from Canvas. When I registered you in Canvas, Canvas will send you an invitation email. Follow the steps below:

  1. Log into your inbox – you should see an email from Canvas. This email invites you to join one of my courses. 
  2. Next, click on the ‘Get Started’ button like this: 
  3. You will then be re-directed to the course page. You need to click the ‘Accept’ button like this to join the course: 
  4. Click on ‘Create My Account’ button like this: 
  5. Enter your new password like this, and don’t forget your password: 
  6. Next, choose ‘Kuala Lumpur (+08:00)’ as your time zone: 
  7. Click on the check mark next to the ‘I agree to the….’ statement and the ‘Register’ button like this: 
  8. To change your profile picture, click on the ‘Account’ icon: 
  9. Then, click on the ‘Profile’ link: 
  10. Click on the ‘Edit’ icon like this: 
  11. Click on ‘Choose a picture’ link to upload your picture:
  12. If you want to logout, just click on the ‘Account’ icon on the top left side of your screen, and then click on the ‘Logout’ button: 
  13. If you want to login into your course again, just go to and click on the link to your Canvas course page. The following is an example: 
  14. Then, enter your email address, password and click on the ‘Log In’ button: