Online classes provide students an opportunity to learn in an environment that is physically remote from instructors and classmates, and at the same time close and personal. Online classes open the classroom to a world of dynamic, diverse content. Some classes require on-campus meetings. Check the instructor's website for specific class information.
Most CCSF online classes are credit degree applicable classes. As always, student must check with their counselor for specific degree, certificate, and transfer information.
CCSF offers students the opportunity to complete all major coursework for 8 different types of Associate Degrees, 7 Certificates of Achievement, and 5 Certificates of Accomplishment 100% online. For more information check with your counselor.
City College of San Francisco offers online classes using a platform called Insight, and starting in Fall 2016, many are using a new platform called Canvas. In Spring 2017, almost all classes will be on Canvas. To login to Insight or Canvas, See MyCCSF or Login links on this page. You will receive an email at your CCSF email address with information on how to log in to your online class. Click here for more info about CCSFmail. To access Insight go to insight.ccsf.edu. To access Canvas go to ccsf.instructure.com.
Finding Information about Online Classes
Check the CCSF Class Schedule for important online class information:
- Do you have to email the instructor on the first day of class?
- Does the class have an orientation that you must attend?
- If so, where and when is the orientation?
- Are there mandatory on-campus
meetings that might conflict with a face-to-face class that you
To find orientation and meeting specifics, click the link to the
instructor's website in the online listing for your class.
Wait List Information
Online classes use waitlists. Follow the instructions on the Wait List FAQ page.
Adding an Online Class
If the online class that you are intersted in is full, please email the instructor for an add code. Find instructors' email addresses through their website link on the Schedule's Online Course Listing or in the Employee Directory link at the top of all main website pages.