Canvas Support for Students

Canvas enables your instructors to provide you with digital course materials and is the hub for hybrid and online coursework.

Log into myTCC to access Canvas

Need Help with Canvas?

Canvas offers 24/7 support for students via phone (877-875-8359) and live chat. Live chat support can be accessed from the Help menu once you log into Canvas.

TCC provides Canvas support Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., by phone (757-822-1470), email
and online request form

Canvas Student Guides

Canvas' Student Guides provide step-by-step instructions explaining how to use nearly all of the system's features. 

Access the Canvas Student Guides 

Minimum Technical Requirements

Canvas is designed to be flexible and compatible. The guides below describe the basic computer specifications, recommended web browsers (and plugins) needed for a smooth experience with the system.

Canvas Basic Computer Specifications

Canvas Supported Browsers and Plugins


Canvas Mobile App

Download the Canvas app for Android or iOS
Need help with the app? View the Canvas Student Guide for Android or the Canvas Student Guide for iOS.

Canvas Mobile App

About us

The Department of Distance Learning supports access to high-quality, affordable education by providing innovative synchronous and asynchronous distance learning experiences that enhance instruction and improve student retention and success. We work directly with students, faculty, and staff to ensure their effective use of the learning management system and its integrated applications for delivering instructional materials in face-to-face, hybrid, and online classes at Tidewater Community College.

TCC's current learning management system (LMS) is Canvas.