Faculty Resources - Using Canvas

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Canvas is the official learning management system used at UCC. It is used to deliver the online courses and can also be used to supplement the classroom.

Supplementing your Face-to-Face Course with Canvas

Follow the steps below to learn how to supplement your face-to-face course using the Canvas learning management system.

Accessing Canvas:

From the umpqua.edu website, click on the Canvas link at the top of the page. Your initial login is your 800# and your 8-digit (mmddyyyy) birthdate as your password.

If you are unable to log in you may reset your password by selecting "Forgot Password?". Faculty should enter their umpqua.edu email in the reset step (and not their student.umpqua.edu email). If you still need assistance resetting your password please contact any of the following:

UCCOnline 541-440-7685 

Enrollment 541-440-7743

Canvas Support 24 hours a day: 1-855-782-5890

Once logged in, you should update your password following these instructions

View these pre-selected resources for instructors:

  1. Navigating the Canvas Interface
  2. Recommended Course Settings
  3. Changing the Course Navigation Menu
  4. Adding a Course Syllabus
  5. Organize your content by Creating and Managing Modules
  6. Adding Assignments to the Grade Book (All Canvas Assignments will be automatically linked to Grade Book and Syllabus) 
  7. Entering Grades
  8. Posting Announcements
  9. Make your Course Available to Students

If you prefer a guided training please contact UCCOnline to enrolled in our facilitated online Canvas Basics for Instructors training or to schedule your personal appointment. UCCOnline at 541-440-7685 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Teaching Fully Online or Hybrid Course

If the students in your program could benefit from a course delivered in an online or hybrid format, please consult with your department chair to discuss feasibility and opportunity. A request to develop an online course requires completing this form: Online Course Development Request Form

For more information, you can also access the Canvas guides directly using the links below.

Canvas Instructor Guide
Canvas Instructor Video Guide

Common tasks for all UCC instructors.