Canvas has a Parent Portal set-up for parents/guardians to enroll into Canvas in order to see their student's information.
Parent/guardians will use this URL to enroll: http://iss.instructure.com/login/canvas
There is a banner near the top right that says, "Parent of a Canvas User? Click Here for an Account". The parent/guardian will click on this banner and then enter the information into the Parent Signup window that opens:
These fields are:
- The Parent/Guardian's Name
- The Parent/Guardian's Email
- The Child/Student's Username (This is the student's UID number and parents/guardians will need to know what to enter in this field. )
- The Child/Student's Password (This is NOT the password that the student uses to log into Canvas. Parents/Guardians will need to enter the password based on the following format: The password is in the form of + + + + If the student does not have a middle initial, a lower case n should be used. Password Structure Examples: Student Example 1: Student, James Michael Smith has a UID of 3456835, and a date of birth of March 6, 2001 Using the above student information, the Password the parent/guardian would use for this is: 3456835m03062001 Student Example 2: Student, Thomas Wilson has a UID of 7359137, and a date of birth of November 23, 1999 (Note: This student does not have a middle initial) Using the above student information, the Password the parent/guardian would use for this is: 7359137n11231999
The parent/guardian will need to accept the terms and then click on the Start Participating button and finish setting up their account.