Welcome to Canvas at MIT

Canvas is the Learning Management System (LMS) at Manukau Institute of Technology.

Please use Canvas to access learning and teaching resources for your courses.

Log in to Canvas

Logging into Canvas

Log into Canvas with your Manukau Institute of Technology email address.

  • For learners: username1234@manukaumail.com
  • For staff: firstname.lastname@manukau.ac.nz

Use your MIT password.

If this is your first time logging on to Canvas, you will need to reset your password.

Your Manukau Institute of Technology email address is a Google / Gmail account. Please log out of all other Gmail accounts. 

Please access Canvas using Google Chrome browser.


How do I reset my password?

If you are a student using the original password given to you, it will be mit$xxxxx.

This password will not work in Canvas, and you will need to reset it, before you can log in.

If you have forgotten or need to reset your password, go to https://reset.manukau.ac.nz.

What is a Google or Gmail account login error?

Your Manukau Institute of Technology email address is a Google/ Gmail account.

If you are logged into a personal Gmail account, you are likely to see error messages, and will not be able to login to Canvas.

To fix this, please log out of your personal Gmail account.

How do I get help?
Getting help with Canvas

Canvas experts are available to help you free of charge 24 hours a days 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

  1. Call an expert on 0800 569 020
  2. Chat with an expert through the site https://cases.canvaslms.com/apex/liveagentchat;

Search the Canvas Guides at https://community.canvaslms.com/community/answers/guides/

Getting help through MIT's IT Support

Manukau Institute of Technology’s ICTS is available to support you through any IT issues; you can access help through their website http://icts.manukau.ac.nz/.

Do you have any video guides for students using Canvas?

Yes we do, the Canvas Video Guides show you how to use Canvas.

Can I access Canvas on a mobile device?

Canvas functions best when Google Chrome browser is used.

To access Canvas on a mobile device, there are Canvas student apps available through Google Play or through Apple's App Store.

The URL for Canvas at Manukau Institute of Technology is http://canvas.manukau.ac.nz. It is highly recommended that you bookmark this address.

To access full login instructions, please click here PDF, 650.04 KB.

REMINDER: All of the marks available through Canvas are provisional. To access official results, go to MIT’s Learner Portal: https://learnerportal.manukau.ac.nz