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Educational Technology and Assessment

Online Course Prep

Students will need a NetID to gain access to the MyUSF portal. MyUSF houses university applications and resources like email, Canvas, Teams, and others in one virtual location. Instructions on creating and activating a NetID are located here:

Access Canvas: 

Go to, sign in with your NetID, click the Learning & Teaching Tools drop-down and select Canvas.

Access Email: 

The MyUSF portal can be used to access ALL USF email accounts. Log in to the MyUSF Portal ( and click Email on the menu at the top of the page to see the USF Office 365 ( More information on USF email accounts.

Course Technology: 

Microsoft Teams and Office 365:
Students now receive Office 365 accounts when they are admitted to USF. All students will have an Office 365 ( email address and associated services (Teams, OneDrive, OneNote, etc.). Your username and password are your and NetID password. More information on Office 365.

New Student Resource Guide:
This resource was developed to help new USF Health students be successful at USF. Information such as setting up your USF ID Card, connecting wirelessly on campus and viewing the USF Software Catalog can be found in this helpful guide: View Student Resource Guide

Student Remote Resources: 
USF IT has created a toolkit to help students be successful remote learners. Some resources found in this toolkit include: Virtual Apps, Office 365 and Teams, IT Support and library resources: View Student Toolkit

Canvas Resources:

Canvas offers extensive guides and FAQs to help students be successful. Here are helpful links containing information about Canvas for desktop and application use:

Institutional Policies and Resources:

Policies about disability access, religious observances, academic grievances, academic misconduct and several other topics are governed by a central set of policies, which apply to all classes at USF. These policies may be accessed at: