I. How Do I Login? - To Access Canvas, first sign into the My GCSC Portal described in the steps below.

1. Enter your username

  • For Students: the username will be your Student A#. 
  • For Employees: the username will be your Employee ThirdParty ID.


2. Your initial Password is your six digit birthday (MMDDYY)

  • *NOTE: June 16, 1984 would be 061684
  • *NOTE: For employees, the password will be set by Technical Support.
  • If you have never logged in and set up your security questions, you will not be able to use the User Self Service.
  • For password assistance, please call the GCSC Help Desk at 850-913-3303

3. One Time Passcode

  • A One Time Passcode will be sent to the phone number you have setup.
  • Enter the six digit passcode and click Continue
  • Old Phone Number: If you have an old number listed, please call the GCSC Help Desk at 850-913-3303

After successfully logging in, Click the Canvas Tile.

Canvas Troubleshooting

  • If you are a new registered student, your canvas account may not be created until roughly 5 days before your classes start.
  • If you are a current student and you do not see your courses in Canvas for the next semester: Students do not get added to Canvas classes until roughly 5 days before the class is scheduled to start. A few days before the course is scheduled to start, the course will automatically appear in your Canvas Dashboard. 
  • If you have any questions or need assistance, please call the GCSC Help Desk at 850-913-3303

Canvas Mobile App

If you are using the Canvas Mobile App: 

  • Use the first half of your school email as the user name. Example: tstudent@my.gulfcoast.edu would use tstudent
  • The password will be your normal myGCSC password. 

Students Enrollment Services 850.872.3892
Education Encore Corporate College Office 850.872.3823
Employees Human Resources 850.769.1551 x3569
Technical Assistance Technical Support Desk 850.913.3303