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When student accounts are created in Canvas, the School of Professional Studies/Continuing Education student will receive an email with the subject: Finish Registration: Canvas

  1. Upon receiving the Canvas Account Registration email
    1. Open the email
    2. In the email message, click the Click here to finish the registration process link
    3. The Welcome Aboard Canvas window is displayed
    4. Your Continuing Ed user name is displayed in the Login text box 
    5. Type the password you want to use with Canvas

      NOTE!

      You can create a new password OR you can use the password you use to log into the Continuing Ed site

    6. Click Register. You are logged into Canvas
  2. If you forgot your password OR did not receive the account registration email
    1. Log into Canvas
    2. Click the Forgot Password link
    3. The School of Professional Studies Forgot Password page is displayed
    4. You can request a password reset in the following ways:
      1. Contact your SPS Program Manager

      2. Call the IT Service Desk at 704-687-5500 to open a help ticket. Please give the technician your user name and course you are enrolled in
      3. Submit via online portal at help.charlotte.edu and include your user name and course you are enrolled in
    5. A Canvas technician will contact you about resetting your password
  3. Once your password is reset, access the Canvas login page. Type your user name and password into the appropriate text boxes and click Log In
  4. Access Your Courses
    1. In the left navigation, click the Courses icon
    2. The All Courses list is displayed. All courses that you are enrolled in are listed here
    3. To place a course on the Dashboard, click the star icon to the left of the course name
    4.  The course will now be displayed as a block on the Dashboard



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