Welcome to Online Learning at Olympic College!

Student Online Support is provided by the Center for Learning Innovation. We provide assistance and guidance to students, and the faculty and staff that support your endeavors. Our office can help you learn to use Canvas, the college's primary online learning system. You are encouraged to enroll in General-Studies 97 (GEN-S 097) , a free course that will teach you everything you need to know to be successful using Canvas. 

Enroll in GEN-S 097Virtual Office

Contact Us


  • Virtual Office: Mon. - Thu., 10 a.m. - 2  p.m.
  • In-Person: Mon. - Thu., 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

New to Online Learning? Take Orientation to Canvas classes.

New to Online Learning? Take Orientation to Canvas classes.

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Orientation to Canvas is open for enrollment all quarter. Self-Enroll in this free, online, non-credit class and you will learn how to:

  • Log in to Canvas,
  • Find classes on your Canvas dashboard,
  • Adjust Canvas settings and notifications,
  • Navigate course elements like modules and quizzes,
  • Submit assignments,
  • Contact instructors using Canvas Inbox,
  • Join Zoom sessions,
  • And more!

We encourage students to take this excellent introduction or refresher to Canvas. It only takes a few hours! Students who complete Orientation to Canvas receive a badge to share with others. This class is also offered in-person and web enhanced on all three campuses. Check the dates and times for GEN-S97.

We also offer a 2-credit, DIGL 101 - Intro to Online Learning class which you can enroll in via ctcLink. 

Self Enroll in GEN-S 097 DIGL 101 Intro to Online Learning

Canvas Frequently Asked Questions

Notice to Prospective/Current Out of State Students

Notice to Prospective/Current Out of State Students

Before offering online/distance learning classes to students who reside outside Washington state, Olympic College, like all other higher education institutions, must obtain authorization from those states in order to offer classes to their residents. To learn more, read the Out of State Students policy.

Out of State Students Policy

We are Hiring! 

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We are Hiring! 

The Center for Learning Innovation is hiring student workers for the 2022-23 school year! Please apply through the Career Center and Handshake. Look for the Office Assistant for the Center for Learning Innovation job listing.

Center for Learning Innovation

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Center for Learning Innovation

The Center for Learning Innovation supports transformative faculty, staff and student learning. Olympic College employees can contact the center for assistance with: 

  • Technical assistance with Canvas and online learning tools like Zoom and Panopto,
  • Help with learning and teaching online,
  • Course design and delivery,
  • Professional development in teaching, learning, and assessment,
  • Accessibility review of learning materials,
  • And more!

Visit the Center for Learning Innovation on Canvas to find out more. 

Center for Learning Innovation