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Frequently Asked Questions

Student - Log in to your Canvas account:

  • To begin logging in, go to the WVC Canvas Login Page
  • For your user name, use your student ID number (SID; usually a "905" number)
  • For students who started their first quarter on or after Spring 2017, the default password is: the first eight letters of your last name in lower case, with no punctuation. If your last name is less than 8 letters, repeat it up to 8 letters. For example, if last name is Johnson=johnsonj, Lee = leeleele, O'Reilly=oriellyo, King=kingking.
  • For students who started their first term prior to Spring 2017 but never changed their password, the default password is: the first six letters of your last name in lower case, with no punctuation.
  • Please remember to change your password after you have logged in for the first time!

Faculty - Log in to your Canvas account:

  • To begin logging in, go to the WVC Canvas Login Page
  • For your user name, use your employee ID number (EID; usually a "905" number)
  • Your default password is: wvc_first letters of your last name to complete 8 characters in lower case. For example, if last name is King, the password would be wvc_king (with the last name, this password totals 8 characters). If your last name is not long enough to complete an 8 character password, repeat it up to 8 characters. For example, if your last name is Lee=wvc_leel. If your name is longer than needed to complete an 8 character password, stop at 8 characters. For example, if your last name is Johnson=wvc_john.
  • Remember to change your password after logging in the first time.