Authorize Google Integration in Canvas for CVC Students

Part one -> set up security questions & password

  • Go to EXCEL ( and log in.
  • Click on Profile and write down your teaching college Student ID.
  • Navigate to the Initial Password and Security Setup, and follow the prompts. Enter your Los Rios ID number, the captcha, and click Continue.
  • You will enter X’s instead of your actual SSN. Enter XXXXXXXXX in the social security number box and select birthdate in order to verify your identity and click Continue.
  • Select two questions from the dropdown list and answer them accurately then click Continue. These questions/answerers will be needed if you ever forget your password and need to reset it later.
  • Once the questions have been set up, you will see a confirmation screen with the questions and answers you selected. Click Continue.
  • Select a password and enter it twice and then click Continue. NOTE:  Do not use special characters in your password.  Use upper and lower case letters and numbers.
  • You will receive a confirmation screen that your password has been set.
    Part Two -> Authorize google in Canvas for first time access.
  • Navigate to your homeschool Canvas site and login.
  • From your Canvas dashboard select your Los Rios class.
  • If your instructor is using Google Apps for Education in the class, locate the Google Drive link and click on it.
  • Click on “Authorize”, located on the bottom left. This will open a new window.
  • Click on “use another account”.
  • Enter your Los Rios student email address and click “next”. The email is
  • Enter your Los Rios username/password and click “Login”.
  • To allow the integration Click “Allow”.
  • Go back to your Canvas screen and you should see your google drive connected.

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