Canvas Information page

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Canvas Login Link

Canvas Student Guide


      ↑ To log in to Canvas click the "Canvas Login Link" above

Canvas Login Instructions

Once you have officially registered for a class, you will be able to log into into Canvas.

Please note, you will not be able to log in to the course site until one week or the day the semester starts.  Your Canvas password is the same as your MyECC password. If you are having trouble with your MyECC password please follow the password reset steps at the bottom of this page.

Logging into Canvas
STEP 1: Go to

STEP 2: Your User ID is the first part of your ECC email address.

ex. gperez OR gema_perez OR gema_perez1001


The Admissions office assigns each student enrolled in El Camino College a Student Identification (ID) username. *Some ECC student ID numbers have been adjusted to accommodate multiple persons with the same name.  If step 2 does not work, please visit this site to verify your ID:

STEP 3: Password is the same as the one used to log into MyECC.

If  you receive the error message "Canvas does not have an account for my username" please contact the Distance Education office at (310) 660-6453 or at

Password Reset


If you need to reset password, please read through before following directions.

Step 1: Please visit the following link: Password Reset

  • Type your information in the text boxes. Once completed, click the Submit button. The page should display a message saying that your password has been reset to the last 4 of your SSN. (This is now your “old” password”.)

Step 2: Go back to MyECC

  • Click the appropriate Student or Faculty/Staff option.
  • Log in with your username and the last 4-digits of your SSN as the password.
    When you sign in you will be prompted to update your password.

Step 3: Creating a new password

  • Fill in the fields
  • Old Password Enter the last 4-digits of your SSN

  • New password Enter what you want to use as your password. (The new password must be at least 8 positions long and alpha-numeric. The number cannot be at the very start nor the very end of the password, i.e. notblue2day. Special characters may also be used. )

  • Confirm new password Type the new password a second time
    The screen should display the message “Your password has been successfully changed.”

Step 4: Return to Canvas

Remember to use your MyECC username only. Do not include 

If you need further assistance with changing your password contact the Help Desk, 310-660-6571

IMPORTANT: You will have access the first day of the semester, if not sooner. Please check your student email account. ( ).