Accessing Online Courses

Computer and Browser Requirements

Find out the minimum hardware and software requirements for accessing your online courses.

Accessing Courses in Canvas

Many courses at UBC are hosted on Canvas, an online learning management system used by universities. Find instructions here to access your course.

Accessing Courses in Canvas Catalog

Find out how to set up your account and access your course in Canvas Catalog, a special version of Canvas used for non-credit courses.

Accessing Courses in Learn.ExL

Some of our online courses can be found on Learn.ExL. Here’s how to set up an account and access your course.

Setting Up a Campus-Wide Login

Most courses hosted on Canvas require UBC Campus-Wide Login (CWL), with some exceptions. Get instructions to create your account here.

Using Zoom for Live Classes

We use Zoom, a video conferencing application, to deliver live virtual sessions. Here’s what you need to know to use Zoom.

Accessing Piazza

Piazza is an online platform used to manage class discussions and Q&As. Get more information and support for Piazza here.