Faculty Center - How to get a Canvas Sandbox

Instructions for Creating Your Free for Teachers Sandbox Canvas Account

Instructure--the company who makes Canvas--allows anyone working in education to create a free sandbox--this Sandbox is not affiliated with Saddleback; however, it will allow you to get a head start on the migration.  Below is a quick video about how to create a free for teachers account or you can follow the simple steps.  Once you have procured your free for teachers account, you can create sandbox courses.  For more instructions, go to our Canvas How to Videos.

  1. Go to:  
  2. Select Click here it's free (in the upper right-hand corner)
    need a canvas account, location to select a new account
  3. Select I'm a teacher
    I'm a teacher button
  4. Click the x to get out of the pop up screen
    image showing the x in upper righthand corner
  5. Now select BUILD IT - this allows you to keep this account indefinitely 
    screenshot showing to select build it
  6. Once you've created your account, you will receive an email confirmation, and you can log in.  
  7. We recommend you use your Saddleback email account for registration; however, it is not required.