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Once you are enrolled in your class and your courses are available you will receive an email to your TMU email account from “Instructure”.  This will detail how to access Canvas, which is the system you will be using for everything related to your classes. This email will provide a link to complete the Canvas registration process and set your new password. 

Setting up your account:

Canvas accounts are automatically created at 5:30 P.M. on the same day you enroll in your classes.Your courses will be published on your Canvas homepage a few days before your course start date. Please Note:Your Canvas account will not be created until you have registered for classes and until your courses have been published.

Resetting your password:

If you have forgotten your password or did not receive the Canvas registration email from Instructure, you will need to do the following:

  1. Navigate to
  2. Click Forgot username or password?
  3. Enter your TMU username
  4. A password reset email will be sent to your TMU email address. Please make sure to check your spam folder for this email.
  5. If you need further assistance, please call 661-362-2341.

 Adding courses to your Dashboard:

Courses in Canvas are represented by colored cards on the Canvas Dashboard.  You can customize the Dashboard to meet your needs.  If you do not see a course on your dashboard, you can add it by doing the following:

Click on Courses on the navigation bar on the left side of the screen.

  1. Select All Courses.
  2. You will see a list of courses you are enrolled in.  Select the stars next to these courses to add them to the Dashboard.  Please note that you will not be able to add the course to the dashboard until it is published.
  3. Navigate to your Dashboard and verify that all desired courses have been added

Additional Canvas Help:

For additional help using Canvas, check out the following resources 

Watch the Canvas Student Overview Video

Search the Canvas Student Guides

Visit the Canvas Video Guide

For additional assistance, please contact or 661-362-2341