is moving to Canvas from Blackboard!
Santa Ana College is migrating from Blackboard to Canvas as the college Learning Management System. The Learning Management System (LMS) is where instructors post course material online. Your instructor will advise you which LMS they will be using for their course.
Use your Web Advisor User ID and Password to log on.
If you are redirected to the OpenCCC page:
Enter your OpenCCC username and password.
If you do not remember it, then you will still need to complete the form.
Click to "Create a New Account".
When you click to "continue" you will be informed if you have an existing account.
Click to have your reset password sent to you.
Open your email and click on the reset password link.
Change your password.
Login to Canvas with your WebAdvisor ID. Upon redirection to OpenCCC, enter your CCC Username and new password.
You should now be logged into your Canvas Account.
This is the only time you will need to synchronize your CCC Apply account with Canvas at SAC.
Detailed Instructions on
Open CCC Account Creation.pdf
If you received the following error message when trying to recover a CCC account.
Follow these steps:
- Open a new browser
- Type in http://www.openccc.net and create a new CCC account
- Use the same WebAdvisor user ID & Password for your Open CCC User ID & Password
- Once CCC account is created, close all browser windows
- Go to Canvas and log in again. It will redirect you to Open CCC again. Log in with your WebAdvisor User ID & Password
- You should be redirected back to Canvas
- The next time you log into Canvas, use your WebAdvisor User ID & Password
*Remember that traditional course instructors are not required to use a Learning Management System.
If you do not see any content on Canvas or Blackboard, your instructor may not be using the LMS.
Contact your instructor with any questions.
Problems? The toll-free Canvas Hotline is available 24/7: (844) 612-7428
For any questions about Canvas, please go to the SAC Canvas Student page at
Some quick facts about Canvas:
mobile! It can be used on a phone or tablet by downloading the app.
cloud-based which ensures the most up-to-date technology and better integration with tools such as Drop Box, MS365, Google Docs, Linked In, and Twitter.
easy to use and is intuitive, meaning that students will have a consistent navigational experience across all courses. It will take less time to find what you need in Canvas.
Canvas promotes easy communication! Students and instructors can easily communicate through the Inbox (messages), Discussions, and even Grading Feedback.
Please watch the following short video for an overview of Canvas from the student perspective: