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Canvas – Learning Management System

What is Canvas?

Canvas is a Learning Management System (LMS) that supports online learning and teaching. King University began to pilot Canvas Fall 2019 and all courses transitioned by Spring 2019.

How to Access Canvas:

Instructors/Staff – In your portal at my.king.edu, click the red and white Canvas logo at the top right. At the login screen, use the first part of your email only (username) and enter your password.  If this is the first time you have logged into Canvas, enter your username and choose “Forgot Password.” You will receive an email with a link to create your password.

Students – Go to your King portal at my.king.edu. Click the red and white Canvas logo at the top right. Use your full King email address and the password that you use for portal (my.king.edu).  If you need to reset your password, visit my.king.edu and select “Forgot Password.” For assistance, contact helpdesk@king.edu.

Instructor/Staff Resources
  • Each course, online and face-to-face (F2F), is provided with a Canvas course shell. King University requires that your syllabus be uploaded into that course by the end of the first week.
  • Instructors are enrolled in Canvas courses 30 days prior to the start date for F2F courses and 21 days prior to the start date for online courses.
  • Students are enrolled in courses one week prior to the course start date.
  • Students are required to complete the Course Expectations Agreement (CEA) for online courses only.
  • Instructors will have access to Canvas courses for five years after the course completion date.
  • Students have access to courses until 10 days after the course ends.
  • Download the “Canvas Teacher” app (Created by Instructure) available on Android and iOS devices.
  • Open the app and click “Find my School.”
  • Search for “King University” and select “King University Faculty/Staff” from the newly populated list.
  • Log in using your username and password.

Get assistance with mobile access

  • Canvas support is available 24/7, 365 days a year.
  • Instructor Support Hotline: 1.833.274.1663
  • Student Support Hotline: 1.833.274.1662
  • In your Canvas account, to the left, click the Help button (question mark icon) to access Live Chat with Canvas support or to Report a Problem through email.
Student Resources
  • Students have access to their courses in Canvas one week prior to the start date of their course.
  • Online courses require completion of a Course Expectations Agreement (CEA). The CEA is a five-question test that does not count toward your final grade. If you agree by answering “yes” to each question, you will have access to the content in your course. Please note, if you answer “yes” to the questions in the CEA, you are financially responsible for the course.
  • In online courses, if you do not complete the CEA after 10 days, you will be dropped from the course.
  • Students have access to their courses until 10 days after the course ends.
  • Download the “Canvas Student” app (Created by Instructure) available on Android and iOS devices.
  • Open the app and choose “Find my School.”
  • Search for “King University” and select “King University Student” from the newly populated list.
  • You will see a Microsoft login page used to sign-in. Enter in your King email address and tap “Next.”
  • You will now see “Enter Password.” Use the password you have set for your portal account (my.king.edu).

Get assistance with mobile access

  • Canvas support is available 24/7, 365 days a year.
  • Student Support Hotline: 1.833.274.1662
  • In your Canvas account to the left, click the Help button (question mark icon) to access Live Chat with Canvas support or to Report a Problem through email.
  • If you have questions that are course-specific, contact your instructor. In portal (my.king.edu), go to “My Courses” and choose “My Schedule.” Scroll to the bottom and click on any of the courses for more information. Once you have your instructor’s name, you may learn more about them using King’s employee directory.