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Online Classes - Getting Started

Taking an online class? Here's what you need to know to get started.


Log in

We use Canvas as our online Learning Management System (LMS). 

You must log in and follow your professor's instructions within the first week of classes. Check your syllabus for instructor contact information and course attendance requirements.

You will need your MyJCCC username and password.

If you don't know your username or password, go to our password reset page.

Check for any messages in your Stumail from both JCCC and your instructor.

Confirm your courses at JCCC

Your courses will appear under the Canvas Dashboard.

Review the Online Course Information Guide

Many of our online instructors provide overviews and course expectations using our Online Course Information Guide.

Attend an online learning orientation

Learn more about Canvas by attending an Online Student Seminar.

Enroll for a free Student Tutorial Course in Canvas.

On the first day of class:

  • Check your student email
  • Access your Canvas courses
  • Review any news messages
  • Go to Syllabus Tab and Find – Print – Read Course Syllabus
  • Contact your course instructor if you have any course questions. You can also use the JCCC directory to search for faculty by name.