Logging into a Free-for-Teacher account
Free for Teacher (FFT) is a free service that allows teachers to create Canvas courses and can be accessed from https://k12.instructure.com or https://canvas.instructure.com. If you are not able to log in to the Canvas Free-for-Teacher service, you can follow the troubleshooting steps below.
- If you are unable to log in to the FFT login page, you may need to locate a separate URL used by your institution.
- If you have added multiple email addresses to your account, use the original email added during account creation to log in.
View FFT Login Page
If you are unable to log in to the FFT login page, you may need to locate a separate URL used by your institution. If you have added multiple email addresses to your account, use the original email added during account creation to log in.
After a failed login attempt, a warning message will display that suggests you may have an account with another institution .
To search for your institution, click the Click here to find it link .
Note: The warning message will only display if you are using the FFT login page and have entered invalid login credentials.
Enter the name of your institution in the Search for your school or institution field .
Then select the name of your institution when it displays in the list of search results .
Note: You must enter at least three characters in the search field for results to display.
Confirm Login Information
If you do not have a separate institution URL, confirm that you are using the correct email address and password to use on the FFT login page.
If you have added multiple email addresses to your account, use the original email added during account creation.
If you’ve confirmed the login credentials are correct, you can reset your password by clicking the Forgot Password? link.
Check your email inbox, as well as any spam or junk folders, for a password request email.
When you open the email, you can reset your password by clicking the Click here to set a new password link.
In some cases, you may get a message that the system administrators should have provided the password to you. Please contact your instructor or system administrator for more information on changing or verifying your password.
Use External Authentication
If your account was created using an external authentication method, such as Google, Facebook, or Office 365, you may need to log in using this authentication provider. To log in, click the icon that represents the provider.
Note: If you’d like to log in using your email and password, please contact Canvas Support for assistance.