Access to Corsair Connect and Canvas requires a user login and password. All new students must initially go through the SMC Network Single Sign-On activation process. See below for answers to common issues related to passwords affecting your Corsair Connect and Canvas access.

Activating Your SMC Network Single Sign-On (SSO) Account

Go to www.smc.edu /cc and follow the instructions. The first time you log into Corsair Connect, use your student ID# and your 6 digit birthday (mmddyy). For example, if you were born January 1, 2000 your password would be 010100. You will then be prompted to setup some security questions in the event you forget your password and need to reset it.

Recovering Your Password

You may recover your Corsair Connect password online. You will need to answer two of the "secret questions" you setup when you initially setup your network account.   Select "I cannot access my account." Then, select  "I forgot my password" and follow the recovery process. You will be asked to answer two of the "secret questions" you setup when you initially activated your network account.   If you forgot your answers, you will need to go to the Admissions Office in person to reset your account. You can also email Admissions from your personal email account we have on record. Send a copy your government-issued identification, and your SMC ID number. 

Recovering Your Student ID Number

You may recover your SMC ID number online. You will need to provide personal information and answer two of the "secret questions" you setup when you initially setup your network account.

Forgot Answers to Secret Questions

If you were not able to recover your Corsair Connect password online, you will need to go to the Admissions Office in person.  If you forgot your answers, you will need to go to the Admissions Office in person to reset your account. You can also email Admissions from your personal email account we have on record. Send a copy your government-issued identification, and your SMC ID number.  Admissions will reset your secret questions and you can recover your password by clicking the "I cannot access my account" (click on this link to e-mail the Admissions Office admissions@smc.edu).

Changing Corsair Connect and Canvas Password

You may change your Corsair Connect and Canvas password online. You will need to provide personal information and answer two of the "secret questions" you setup when you initially setup your network account.

Your Computer or Network Username

Your computer username and email are listed at the bottom of your main Corsair Connect page. Use your Computer/Network Username to login on campus computers and Canvas.​​ ​