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Online Course Login Instructions, Guidelines & Tips

Christa Snyder | 301-784-5530

Early Childhood Education & Child Care Online Course Login Information

If you're thinking about taking an online class, it's best to register early as our classes fill quickly. Below includes information to help you prepare for an online class before and after you register.


User Name: the first character of your first name + the first seven characters of your last name + the last four digits of your student ID number, all in lower case. If your last name has fewer than 7 letters, use the entire last name.

Password: 0 (zero) + your full 7 digit student ID number (on your receipt). Passwords now have 8 digits. (see exceptions below)

College: User Name Example: Password Example:
Allegany College astudent4567.ALL 123456
Baltimore City CC astudent4567.BCC 1234567
Carroll CC astudent4567.CCC 1234567
Cecil CC astudent4567.CEC 00012345 or 00123456
Chesapeake College astudent4567.CHE 1234567
Frederick CC astudent2345.FCC 7712345
Garrett College Astudent1234.GAR 1234567
Hagerstown CC astudent4567.HAG 1234567
Wor-Wic CC Astudent4567.WOR 1234567

Other exceptions:

Allegany students password: add 0 (zeros) in front of your ID number as needed to make 8 digits. Passwords must be 8 digits.

Baltimore City students receive their user name and password in a separate email from BCCC.

Frederick students: Use the online registration student number (a 5 digit number) on the registration confirmation. Password: add 0 (zero) + 77 in front of the 5 digit online registration number to make 8 digits.

Cecil students password: add zeros (0) in front of your ID number as needed to make 8 digits. Passwords must be 8 digits.

There are no face-to-face meetings in all online classes. However, some online classes offer an optional in-person orientation, which means that you do not have to attend the orientation but have the option to. See below for more details:

  • You are expected to log in as of the first class date.
  • You will need access to a computer, the internet and email to take an online course. Sufficient computer skills are required, including using a word processing program to write and save your work on your computer.
  • You must provide an email address when you register. If your email address or other contact information has changed since your last class, in addition to providing the new information when registering you must also please complete and submit a Change of Information Form.
  • It is the student’s responsibility to know how and when to log in to the online class. See below for information about how to log in. Your access to the course will be effective the start date of class, but you may practice logging in beforehand.

If you are registered for a current term class, please allow up to a day after registering for your Canvas course access to be set up. For an upcoming class, access will be available one week before the first class date. If the class has not started yet, wait until the first class date to begin work.

How to Log On to your Course:

  • Open a web browser (Google Chrome) and navigate to
  • Click on the “Tools and Resources” link located on the upper right hand corner above the search box.
  • Select “Canvas” from the menu.
  • Click the “Students enrolled through other community colleges” button.
  • Login using Canvas Login: User Name and the Password (see above).
  • Once you are logged in, click on “Courses” to select your course.
  • If you are enrolled in multiple courses, use the same log in. Once you are logged in, click on “Courses” to select between your courses.
  • Once you log in, you can locate your instructor’s contact information by clicking on the “Syllabus.”

Please note: You will need to know your student ID number to log on. Your ID number is printed on your registration receipt.

Don’t have a receipt? Students contact Christa Snyder: 301-784-5530 or Other college students contact your home college where you registered.

Difficulty with Log In, User Name or Password? Contact the HELP desk 443-518-4444 (If you registered through another college (not Howard) let the help desk know this.)


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