My Courses

All faculty and students will log into the campus by clicking the above login button.  Be sure to bookmark this address for direct access.

Students and Faculty

The online campus and MyCDU/faculty portal are separate systems, but your username will be the same for both systems.  The first time you enter the online campus, your password will be the same as your username, but you should change the password upon your first visit. To do so, log in and select Settings > Edit Settings > Change Password.

Guides and Information:  Students find the Canvas tool intuitive, but we encourage you to read and watch the helpful user guides and videos available at Be sure to bookmark this address for future reference.

Still having trouble accessing Canvas or your course?

Call the Canvas Support Hotline at 844-702-5218

Help While Learning:  If you need help while on the CDU Campus or in a CDU course, click the “Help” link at the upper, right-hand corner of your screen.  You will even be able to have an online chat about your problem there.

Get the Mobile App: The Canvas guide for your phone is available at Once you’ve downloaded the mobile app from your store (no credit card information is needed – skip that screen if requested), select Catholic Distance University.

Discover Joy through Truth, gaudium de veritate!