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. 
  14. Once you are at Canvas login page, enter your email address and password. Then, click on the ‘Log In’ button: