Canvas Parent Account Information
Jackson County Schools is pleased to offer Canvas access to parents/guardians!
These accounts are called "Observer Accounts" in Canvas. Now, parents and guardians who are eligible for an Observer Account are able to see assignment details, quiz information and scores, and any supplemental learning materials housed within your student(s) Canvas course(s)!
IMPORTANT NOTICE: In order to have an observer account created for you in Canvas, you MUST be marked as a LEGAL GUARDIAN for your student(s) in our student information system, INFINITE CAMPUS. To protect student privacy, we will not be creating accounts for any persons who are not listed as legal guardians at this time.
HOW TO ACCESS YOUR PARENT CANVAS ACCOUNT
STEP ONE: Before you can log into Canvas as a parent, the following information is required.
1. LEGAL GUARDIAN STATUS
You must be listed as your student(s) LEGAL GUARDIAN in our student information system, Infinite Campus. If you are not marked as a legal guardian, a Canvas Parent account will not be automatically created for you.
2. INFINITE CAMPUS USERNAME
You must have a login to Infinite Campus. If you have not logged into Infinite Campus with a username and password as a parent, you will not be able to log into Canvas, as you need the Infinite Campus username to access Canvas.
Click here to access the Infinite Campus Parent Portal desktop site.
STEP TWO: Log into Canvas using your Infinite Campus username
- GO TO THE CANVAS PARENT LOGIN PAGE
Click here to open the Canvas Parent login page in a new tab. You can find the link to this website on each school website and on the district website.
(NOTE: Students log into Canvas using a different link on their student portal.)
- ENTER YOUR UNIQUE USERNAME
Your Canvas Username is the SAME as your INFINITE CAMPUS USERNAME. As stated above, you need to have an Infinite Campus login in order to access Canvas.
- ENTER YOUR UNIQUE PASSWORD
Your Canvas Password is your Infinite Campus Username PLUS the number 2021. For example, if your Infinite Campus username is "suzysmith" then your Canvas Password is "suzysmith2021."
HOW TO SET UP YOUR CANVAS NOTIFICATION PREFERENCES
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