Log in to Canvas, the online platform for Sierra Nevada Universitys online courses
The flexibility of online
with the quality education and individual experience
that only an accredited non-profit liberal arts college can provide.

Online Education

Online Classes Portal

Online Programs:

Undergraduate Online Degree Program

The Online Degree Program is designed for students who need the flexibility of an online program, but want the quality education and individualized experience that only a regionally accredited, not-for-profit, liberal arts college can provide. Online students can complete a cumulative 4-year degree and/or select our degree completion option.. Learn more…

Online Graduate Degrees in Education

Sierra Nevada offers both 100% online and combined online/on-ground Masters Degree programs for working teachers and educators. Learn more . . .


What is Canvas?

Canvas is Sierra Nevada University’s new online platform for all online, hybrid, and face-to-face courses. It is completely replacing both Moodle and the Cap Ed Canvas platforms. When you register for courses, you will be automatically added to your courses in Canvas within 24 hours.

Course Access
  1. Go to https://sierranevada.instructure.com
  2. Enter your username (email) and password. Click “Login”. You should see the canvas dashboard with any of your enrolled current courses.
  3. NOTE: If you have forgotten your password, use the forgot password link on the canvas login screen.
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