Helpful Guide to Access UTK Canvas Login 2023

UTK Canvas login guide.

UTK Canvas is the official, supported Learning Management System (LMS) for the University of Tennessee Knoxville. In this post, we’ll look at accessing UTK zoom, myUTK, and UTK canvas.

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How to log into UTK canvas

To log in to University of Tennessee canvas,

  1. Go directly to
  2. Click on the canvas logo.
  3. Enter your NetID.
  4. Enter your password to log in.
  5. When you log in to Canvas, the first thing you see is your Dashboard, which includes customizable, color-coded cards for your current courses; a To-Do list, and recent Feedback from your courses.
  6. If you cannot find a course on your Dashboard, click the Courses icon, then the All Courses link.
  7. Within each course, you will typically find content (readings, lectures, etc.) in Modules. You can also check Pages or Files.
UTK Canvas and myutk login.
Canvas UTK and myutk login.

Check out: UTK Academic Calendar Important Dates and Deadlines.

How to join a UTK zoom meeting from your canvas course

You can join your instructor’s Zoom meetings directly from the UTK Canvas course site as a student.

Step 1: Login to the UTK Zoom Account – Authenticate

  1. In your web browser, visit
  2. Click on the Create or Edit Account button.
  3. If presented with the sign-in page, select Sign in with SSO (Single Sign-On), and select the Keep me signed in box.
  4. on the next screen, type tennessee for the company domain.
  5. Enter your UT NetID and Password on the login screen.
  6. Authenticate with the Duo-2FA.
  7. Familiarize yourself with Zoom by reviewing the Getting Started with Zoom website and Zoom video tutorials.

Step 2: Access a Zoom session through UTK Canvas

  1. Open your Canvas course.
  2. Click on Zoom in the course menu.
  3. The Zoom dashboard will open inside your UTK Canvas course and will list all meetings that have been scheduled.
  4. Before joining a meeting, make sure your Time Zone is set to your local time zone. Use the pencil icon to select the correct Time Zone.
  5. If you are ready to join the meeting, click the Join button.

Step 3: Install the Zoom application

Zoom Mobile App

If you use a mobile device to join the meeting, the Zoom mobile app will automatically launch when you click Join.

Zoom Computer Application

If you are using a laptop or desktop computer, you will be prompted to join from your browser or download and run the Zoom application to join the meeting. You may select either of these options.

If prompted to download, save to your preferred location.

  • Once downloaded, click the file to install.
  • If you run into an issue with your download, you can click on download & run Zoom to start the installation again.
  • You will be presented with a dialogue box showing the progress of the Zoom installation. Your meeting will start once the installation is complete.

For all future meetings, you will not have to install the Zoom application. Instead, you will be prompted to Open Zoom Meetings. This will open the Zoom meeting you are scheduled for.

MyUTK portal

MyUTK portal is the University of Tennessee Knoxville student portal to view your academic history report, register for classes, view your schedule, check your DARS report, pay fees, check your grades, and access UTK canvas.

To log in, navigate to, and enter your NetID and password to log in.

What’s your UTK NetID?

All students, faculty, and staff at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville have a NetID and password. Your NetID permits secure access to a variety of applications and services. Applications that request NetID authentication vary by campus. For information about which applications require NetID authentication, contact your local HelpDesk.

Finding your NetID

If you do not know your NetID, you can find it by searching for yourself using the UT Online Directory Your NetID will be listed in the upper right-hand corner of your directory entry along with your preferred UTK email address.

If you have been admitted and cannot find yourself in the UT Online Directory, don’t hesitate to contact your campus HelpDesk for further assistance. Additionally, some faculty, staff, and students request privacy in the directory and will be unlisted.

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