Welcome to the Fall 2022 Semester
See eStudent Resources for additional student resources.
This summer PGCC transitioned from the Blackboard learning mangement system (LMS) to Canvas. This change comes with many benefits to our students as Canvas is the LMS of choice used by UMCP, AACC, Morgan State, Howard CC, PGCPS, and many other academic institutions across the nation. For more information on the transition from Blackboard to Canvas, please see "Understanding the Migration: From B to C"
Owl Mail (student email account)
If you have not activated your Owl Mail student email account, click here. To activate your student email account you will need your seven-digit student identification number.
eLearning Smart Start Orientation
All first-time online, structured remote, and hybrid/online students should complete eLearning Smart Start. You can find this by clicking here.
Zoom in Canvas
Zoom will be used as the virtual classroom in Canvas. You will see a course menu link in your course that says ‘Virtual Classroom.’ Click on ‘Virtual Classroom’ and you will see a Recording Release and a link to Zoom meetings. Click on the Zoom meeting link and you will see all course meetings your instructor has scheduled. At the scheduled meeting time, click the ‘Join’ button to attend the meeting. Any meetings that your instructor has recorded will be available in the Panopto Video course link.
For more information, please see the Student Orientation to Zoom in Canvas.
Additional Student Resources:
For best performance, Canvas should be used on the current or previous major releases of Chrome, Firefox, Edge, or Safari.
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