About Canvas

How to Access Your Course

  1. Login to Buzz In 
  2. Go directly to Canvas at https://canvas.emporia.edu.

Your username and password will be the same as your Buzz In and ESU Email account. In most cases, you will not be able to access Canvas until the first day of class or shortly before.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I view my course in Canvas?

After logging into Canvas, you can view your current, past, and future enrollment courses in Canvas.

Why can't I access my Course?

Sometimes there a few reasons why you cannot access your courses. 

How do I customize my Courses drop-down menu?

You can customize the courses you want to show in your Courses drop-down menu.  Note:  Courses are always listed alphabetically; you cannot reorder your courses manually.

How do I use the Global Navigation Menu?

The Global Navigation Menu is found in the top portion of Canvas. It helps you see an overview of all your Courses, Groups, Grades, and Calendar events.

How do I take a Quiz?

You can easily take a quiz by accessing the Quizzes page.

How do I access my course Calendar?

There are mutiple ways to access your course Calendar. Here are three options.


Getting Help

Taking an online course can be a challenging experience for students. Not only is the learning environment more isolated than the traditional classroom, but an online course may require more motivation and effort to successfully complete. At Emporia State University, we are committed to providing resources to help make the experience as trouble-free as possible.

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