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2 course by 2 different schools

I am wondering how I can see 2 courses that are offered by 2 different schools in canvas. both are offered by VA community colleges which use the same host canvas but I can only see one course from one school and this worries me for the upcoming semester. will I easily be able to see . any tips for this?

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Hello dsmith6223@email.vccs.edu Thank You for posting your question.  Happy New Year!

More than likely, the two schools you are taking courses at will have two separate URLs that you log into.  For example, one school may have a Canvas URL of SchoolName1.instructure.com while the other school may have a Canvas URL of SchoolName2.instructure.com.  These are two separate Canvas environments, and therefore you would have two separate logins.  It's also highly possible that the login scheme (username/password) you use for the first school will be different than your login credentials for the other school.  (I would not recommend using the same password for both logins...as website security continues to be a hot topic these days.)  Hopefully, you have both sets of login credentials for both Community Colleges.  But, if you don't, I would recommend that you get in touch with that school's IT department, their Help Desk staff, or a local Canvas administrator at that school to make sure you have the information you need to access your course(s) at that school.

Good luck!  Please let Community members know if you have any other questions about this...thanks!

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dsmith6223@email.vccs.edu,

Adding to what Chris wrote, if you log into the second school's Canvas and don't see your course, it may be because it's not available yet. That school may delay putting the students in the course until right before the course begins. This is especially true at the beginning of the semester. Some other reasons a course may not show up are listed in Why can't I access my Course as a student? 

Also make sure that you're checking the courses at both schools by going to Courses > All Courses and not just looking at the tiles on the Dashboard. It may be that the course is listed under the Future Enrollments section and your institution has the dates set so that students cannot get into them yet, which would keep them off the dashboard.