Microsoft Office 365 Canvas Integration

The District will begin migrating all email accounts to the Office 365 environment starting July 18.  Migration will continue through early August.  Once your account has been migrated, you can access your email through the newer, more integrated Office 365 web pages (   When logging into the new O365 site, you will enter your District email address as your login name – including the “”.  

For more information regarding these changes the information is available at: O365 | San Diego Community College District (

If you need more help, you can contact the District IT helpdesk at 619-388-7000 or


Along with this email account migration, the SDCCD Canvas LMS will support an LTI integration with Microsoft Office 365. Which will include new features in Assignments, Collaborations, Modules, Course Navigation, and the Rich Content Editor. This integration allows students and instructors to use, create, share, and collaborate on Office 365 files within Canvas. Users can also view their OneDrive files directly in Canvas.



How to enable Office 365 integration in Canvas

  1. Login to Canvas and access the Canvas course you would like to integrate with Office 365
  2. Select Settings on the right hand navigation menu
  3. Click on the Navigation tab
    screenshot of Canvas showing how to access navigation menu
  4. Select the 3 dots to the right of the Office 365 tab and click Enable
  5. Click on the Save button
    Steps showcasing how to enable Office 365 in Canvas


Log on to Office 365 as a Faculty / Staff Member

  1. Click the Office 365 course menu item which will appear in your course menu
  2. Click the Log In button
    Login button to initialize Office 365 in Canvas
  3. Enter your Faculty / Staff MCC email address

    Login window to insert SDCCD account information
  4. Click the Next button
  5. Click the Accept button on the Permissions requested page
    Note: This page will only display the first time you log on to the Office 365 Integration in Canvas.

    Permission window for Office 365

    Now you can access Office 365 documents from inside of Canvas.

    Office 365 OneDrive access in Canvas


Office 365 Guides for Canvas


Office 365 assistance

For general assistance regarding Microsoft Office 365 and login:

For Canvas related issues relating to Office 365: