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Once you have registered for your online course, do the following:

Check Important Dates and Deadlines

Know How To Log On to your Course

Canvas Courses

Online courses at HCC are taught using a course software called Canvas.  Beginning on the first day of the semester, you will be able to log on to your Canvas course site.  You can log on to your course by going to Once you are on that page, please follow the logon instructions.

Student Guide to Canvas

Read the Course Description:

The course description includes information about...

  • course objectives,
  • your instructor's name and contact information,
  • course requirements, such as on-campus testing (if any),
  • textbooks and materials,
  • course homepage, and
  • technical requirements and plug-ins (download and install as required).

See If Your Course Has a Face-to-Face Orientation

Schedule of face-to-face orientations for online courses

Read the HCC Netiquette Statement

HCC Netiquette Statement

Confirm Online Learning Technical Requirements

Check Out HCC's Student Support Services

Student Profile - Maribel