If this is your first course create in Squarecap, it is very easy to create your account using your school or university email address.
If you are a teacher at a school that has authorized Canvas to communicate with Squarecap, please follow these instructions to create your account: Create My Course in Squarecap (Canvas)
1. Sign Up
As a teacher, you must first sign up for an account on Squarecap.com and create your course for the semester.
- Find your school on Squarecap—https://www.squarecap.com/sign_up
- Sign up as a "Teacher" with your school email ID and create a password
2. Enter your account details
3. Enter your course details
4. Add course sections (if any)
5. Upload Student Rosters (or Skip)
Teachers can either use a student roster to facilitate student sign up or allow students to find and sign up for courses on their own. Skip this step if you would like students to search for your class using your name or course number when they sign up.
Rosters must be in a .csv format (which you can download from your LMS). Only four fields are required with the column header in ()
- First Name (first name)
- Last Name (last name)
- School ID (ID)
- Email Address (email)
Once roster has been uploaded successfully, the number of student records identified is displayed. Squarecap can send email invitations to students on the roster. Students follow the email invitation to create an account on Squarecap account and join the course.
*If you choose not to upload your roster, your students can find your course on Squarecap.com and add themselves to it.
Now you are ready to start creating sessions in Squarecap and start your semester!
6. Adding a New Course
Teachers can add a new course to their account at any time.
- From the top-right dropdown, select Course Settings
- Click on Create New Course
7. Choose your Settings