Login Instructions for Etudes and Canvas

Find out how to log in to your online class at Foothill College. Your first step is to determine if your class is using Etudes or Canvas as your online classroom. Places to look:

  1. Email messages from your instructor - A message may have information about how to login to either Etudes or Canvas.
  2. Course Information - Click on the blue, Course Info button, located on the left side of this screen. Find your Course ID, click on it, and read the section about "How to Access the Course."
    Blue Course Info button

If your instructor uses Etudes or Canvas to deliver your online course and you have enrolled using MyPortal, you will be able to login to your course on the first day of the quarter or whenever your instructor starts the course.

Detailed Course Login Instructions

Visitors from MyPortal

  • From MyPortal, you may access your student account, your records and your transcript. Your online course is in either the Etudes or the Canvas course management system.
  • Do not forget to log out of your MyPortal session. Logging out of Etudes or Canvas will NOT log you out of MyPortal.
  • MyPortal will automatically time out after 30 minutes of inactivity and require you to log in again.
  • For any questions regarding MyPortal please visit MyPortal help page.

In MyPortal Access Etudes or Canvas

  • Click on the Students tab.
  • In My Online Courses under Foothill College, you will find the links to Etudes and Canvas.
    Log in to Etudes and Canvas links in STudents tab in MyPortal


MyPortal is completely separate from MyEtudes which means that you must log into and out of each of them separately.


MyPortal is integrated with Canvas which means that when you click the link to log in to Canvas, you will be logged in to Canvas automatically. Note that when you log out of either MyPortal or Canvas, you will NOT be logged out of both, just the one you are logging out of.

Last Updated April 07, 2016
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