How to Access your Quizzes on Canvas

Follow the steps below to access your academic quizzes on your online courses through Canvas.

  • Step 1

    From the College of the Desert homepage, click on the "MyCOD" link.

    College of the Desert main webpage screen. Large red arrow pointing down towards MyCOD portal link on right hand side of page.
  • Step 2

    On the MyCOD Student Portal page, click on the "Canvas" direct link.

    MyCOD Student Portal Webpage. Six direct links listed at the bottom of the page. Red arrow pointing towards Canvas link and logo.
  • Step 3

    Enter your username and password to log in.

    Username and Password text entry box. Yellow arrow pointing towards Log In button.
  • Step 4

    Select Courses on the left-hand side of the screen and either click on your Course name or click "All Courses" to find your course.

    Canvas course menu with red arrow pointing towards highlighted box for All Courses link.
  • Step 5

    Select "Quizzes" from course menu and read the "Quiz Alert"

    Red arrow pointing towards highlighted box for Quizzes link. Red highlighted box around Read First: Quiz Alert link.
  • Step 6

    Choose the topic you would like to test in

    Red arrow pointing towards highlighted box for Topic 1 module link.
  • Step 7

    Follow any instructions included.
    Time limits and allowed attempts will be shown above instructions.
    Begin your test by selecting “Take the Quiz”.
    Once you begin your quiz it will count as an attempt.

    Red highlighted box around time limit and allowed attempts description. Red arrow pointing towards highlighted box for Take this Quiz link.