Instructions on how to set up your Canvas account

 Proficiency Based Learning Guide


BFA-PBGR-Guide (2.5 MiB)

 


 

Canvas Login Instructions for Parents

 

Mobile Device: Using Canvas Parent for the First Time (Android or iOS)

 

  1. Search for and download the Canvas Parent App from the Google Play Store or the iTunes App Store
  1. Open the App and tap the Create Account
  1. Fill in your email address, name, and the password of your choice. Tap “Next”
  1. In the field that says “Enter student’s institution” type: fcsuvt.instructure.com
  1. Disregard that Virginia Tech, if it appears with autocomplete.
  1. Tap “Next”
  1. Type in your child’s school username and password. If you don’t have this information, please ask your child for their school login info.
  1. Tap “Log In”

 

Web Browser: Using Canvas Online as a Parent Observer (PC and Mac)

 

  1. Navigate to https://fcsuvt.instructure.com/login/ldap
  2. Click on Parent of a Canvas User? Click Here For an Account
  1. Fill in your name and an email address
  1. Type in your child’s school username and password. If you don’t have this information, please ask your child for their school login info.
  1. Agree to the Terms of Use by clicking in the checkbox
  1. Click Start Participating and then follow the instructions on the screen
  • To finish registering for Canvas, log into your email account
  • Open the email from Instructure Canvas.
  • Click the link provided to visit the provided URL and complete the registration process (set your password and time zone).
  1. You may login anytime by navigating to the link above and signing in with the credentials you have set up.

 

Please Note: Setting up on iOS and Android does NOT automatically create a way to login on a Mac or PC.

If you wish to login using both your portable device and your computer, you must create two separate logins using both instruction sets above.


Useful Canvas Links

Canvas Observer Guide link: https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-4033
Canvas Parent iOS Guide link:  https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-7886
Canvas Parent Android Guide link:  https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-7885
Canvas Student Guide link:  https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-4121

BFA Standards-Based Grading Scale Info

 

Our grading system is based on a 4-point scale.

 

4.0        Expanding on Proficient

3.0        Proficient (This is the standard for graduation.)

2.0        Developing

1.0        Beginning

0.0        Insufficient or No Evidence of Proficiency

 

Proficiency Score Letter Grade Percentage Range
3.9 – 4.0 A+ 97.5% – 100%
3.7 – 3.8 A 92.5% – 97.49%
3.5 – 3.6 A- 87.5% – 92.49%
3.3 – 3.4 B+ 82.5% – 87.49%
3.0 – 3.2 B 75.0% – 82.49%
2.7 – 2.9 B- 67.5% – 74.99%
2.4 – 2.6 C+ 60.0% – 67.49%
2.0 – 2.3 C 50.0% – 59.99%
1.8 – 1.9 C- 45.0% – 49.99%
1.5 – 1.7 D+ 37.5% – 44.99%
1.3 – 1.4 D 32.5% – 37.49%
1.0 – 1.2 D- 25.0% – 32.49%
0.0 – 0.9 F 0.0%  – 24.99%