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Instructional Innovation Center (IIC)

Pardon Our Dust - IIC is busy preparing our new homesite.  Please visit this page regularly for up to date information.  Thank you for your patience!!!

Canvas and Online Support

Account and Log on Issues 

These issues are not in IIC's purview - please call out District IT at 714-438-8188 (M-F)

Because of a large volume of calls there, you may experience a wait time while on hold - please be patient!)

System Requirements

Canvas supports the last two versions of every browser release. Which browsers does Canvas support? 

What are the basic computer specifications for Canvas?  

Current Topic Resources

Respondus Lockdown Browser

End of Term and Between Terms Action Items
Clue: Canvas can be a BIG help!

Introduction to Canvas

 Canvas Logo

The following video, gives you an overview of all the components in the Canvas interface.
To view subtitles for this video, click the CC button in the tool bar and select a language.
Learn from and share ideas with other Canvas users.

View the script for this video.

How-to documents to get started in Canvas from Canvas Guides  

Additional Canvas Training Resources:

Plagiarism Checker Set-up

Setting up Turnitin in Canvas.pdf

Find hundreds of Canvas how-to videos on Vimeo.

Dashboard Blues?

Seeing too many courses on your dashboard? Do you have courses missing?  

Here's how to sort things out:

Canvas Training Is Ongoing

Training for all staff will continue throughout the next few academic years. We would like to help all faculty discover ways to enrich their courses with Canvas.  Sign-up for Training Now!


Canvas help is always available: Submit an  IIC help desk ticket for Canvas support.

How do I get started in Canvas?!?   

Login to Canvas:


Instructional Innovation Center Hours of Operation

Your Canvas Support Resource Center

Monday - Friday: 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM

(714) 432-6888

Closed Saturday - Sunday