Online Student Tutorials

Welcome to the SDCCD Online Student Tutorials!

We have collected a number of resources and guides that will walk you through how to use the variety of tools you will have access to during your time as an online student here at the SDCCD.

To begin click on any of the links below in the table of contents or open any of our accordion tabs to access the materials.

Table of Contents

SDCCD Student Email & Microsoft Office 365 access

As of Fall 2022, all SDCCD students will receive a "" email account upon registration which allows them to:

  • Receive official emails from the San Diego Community College District
  • Use applications in the Office 365 for Students such as Word, Excel and OneDrive with 1 TB storage.

Your primary email address is first initial last name (example: ). You can login to your student email at:

To learn more about this update visit the Student Email information page



Student email expectations

Starting the week of March 27th, your email will be the official form of communication for all campus business. Students are expected to check their official email address on a frequent and consistent basis in order to stay current with the College communications. The College recommends checking email daily since certain communication may be time critical (e.g. Class Waitlist activity). To learn more about these email changes and how to gain access to Microsoft 365 please visit our FAQ page

If you need assistance setting this up:

How to Login and Access Microsoft Office 365

Please visit 

When prompted to login your username is your student email address ( and your password is the same password you use when logging into mySDCCD.


How to use Microsoft Office 365 with Canvas

Microsoft Office 365 has been fully integrated with Canvas. You will be able to access your OneDrive and share all of your files and documents directly to Canvas. Here are some guides that can help you get started:


Office 365 assistance

For general assistance regarding Microsoft Office 365 and login:

For Canvas related issues relating to Office 365: