DE Student Information

This page is dedicated to proving information to student taking online at Compton College.

Logging into Canvas

To get started you will first need to log into Canvas. You can follow the written instructions: CANVAS LOGIN INSTRUCTIONS; or you can watch the video below.


Distance Education Orientation

If you are new to online learning and using the Canvas learning management system then watch the Distance Education Orientation Video.

This video will review:

  • How to use Canvas
  • Getting Canvas assistance
  • Student Resources & Support

Canvas Orientation

Passport to Compton

You can learn about Canvas by completing the Passport to Compton self-guided course. This is course will allow you to learn more about Canvas and to get an idea on what taking an online course could be like.

Online Readiness Overview

Note: To access the below resource please log into you "MyCompton" account before selecting the link.

You can prepare  for an online course by visiting the
Online Student Readiness Overview. It is a great resource that helps you get a sense of what is involved with distance learning.

Microsoft Office and Adobe Tools

Students have access Microsoft Office for free and receive a discount on subscriptions for the Adobe Creative Suite. You can watch the video below on how to access Microsoft Office and how to subscribe to the Adobe Creative Suite.

College Buys Website

Student Support

Canvas Student Hub

Note: To access the below resource please log into you "MyCompton" account before selecting the link.

The Student Hub is a place where students can find information on support services available to Compton College students. It is a good resource in that can help you access services you may be looking for.

Technical Help


The Helpdesk is available to assist you with technical issues (i.e. logging into "MyCompton")

Webpage: HelpDesk Webpage


If you need assistance with Canvas you can find answers to common questions on our Canvas Support Page.


For assistance you can email us at

Canvas Live 24/7 Chat Support

Login to Canvas before trying to access the link below.

Canvas Live Chat - Student

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