How to Log Into Canvas (Email)

This login method allows you to use the email associated with your Canvas account to log in. Users with Rutgers Net IDs can use this method, too. 

Step 1: Set up your password.
(If you already know your password, you can skip to Step 2.) 
  • Navigate to the Canvas email login page, then click on Forgot Password?
  • Type in the email address that you used to register for the course, OR your Rutgers Net ID, and click the Request Password button. 
  • Check your email for a message titled "Forgot Password: Canvas". The sender will be
  • Click the link inside the email to set up your new password. 
Step 2: Log in to Canvas
  • Go to the Canvas Login page and click on the Email Login button.
  • Enter your email address as your login ID, and enter the password that you know, or set in Step 1. 
  • When you log in, you will see your Canvas Dashboard.

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