Seattle College Students (LOGIN Help)

LOGIN - INSTRUCTIONS for desktop and mobile devices

Seattle College Student "Username" =
Student ID Number (SID) Ex:   925123456   (no hyphens or spaces)

South Seattle and Seattle Central College Canvas Student "Password" = 
1st (6) letters of last name. 

(lowercase, ignore punctuation and spaces, repeat until you have 6 letters)

Ex 1: Jill Who-Needsit = whonee (drop hyphens)
Ex 2: Sam Jameson = jameso (only first 6 letters)
Ex 3: Mildred Sing Song = singso (no spaces)
Your name has less than 6 letters?
Ex 4: Robert Jones = jonesj (repeat last name till you have 6 letters)
Ex 5: Lily Sand = sandsa (repeat last name till you have 6 letters) 
Ex 6: Pete Quy = quyquy
Ex 7: Lang Fa = fafafa (repeat last name till you have 6 letters)

  1. From your campus' Canvas login page, click the"Forgot password?" Link - this is located below the 'stay signed in' checkbox on the login page.
  2. Type in the required information (varies by campus) and click the "Request Password" button. 
  3. Canvas will immediately send you an email with information about resetting your Canvas password  to the email you have listed in your college admission records ONLY.  Please make sure this is up to date!

If you do not receive an email from Canvas, check your spam filter, then double-check which email account you have listed in your campus records. Update if necessary.

Enrolled in a Canvas-delivered course at more than one campus?

You may not be able to view the courses at that you're taking at all of the Seattle Colleges if you're taking classes at more than one campus. You may not be able to see any of your classes at all.

In order to generate a unified view in Canvas of all of your classes across the District, you may need to reset your password. You can follow the instructions above to request a password reset. 

IMPORTANT: For "how to use Canvas" questions (examples: "how to use the discussion forum" or "how to submit an assignment", "see my grades", etc.) please always start with the Canvas Student Guides for help and/or contact your instructor for assistance.

If the instructions listed above aren't what you need and you still need help, please email your campus Canvas support person and include your full name, Student ID Number (SID), course name and item number and what you're experiencing in your email

We will do our best to assist you and your teacher within one business day of your emailed request.

Central Campus Canvas support/help, email Mickey at

South Campus Canvas support/help, email Sara at

Seattle Central College - Canvas Login

South Seattle College's Canvas Login

Smart phones and Tablets have a slightly different looking Canvas login page.  

You *may* see different instructions on your mobile device - ignore these instructions - use the same login instructions as listed on this page (to the left) to access Canvas from your smart phone or tablet.