Canvas (myCourses): Accessing Chalk & Wire

Task: How to access the Chalk and Wire on Canvas.


Step 1: Purchase access to Chalk & Wire at the granite state college bookstore

  • Go to
  • Purchase one access code while you purchase your books.  You need to purchase only one access code for your entire degree program.
  • You will receive your access code in your email.

Step 2: Activate your account

  • Go to Graduate Resources and Orientation course in Canvas.
  • In the Start Here module, go to the Chalk & Wire page.
  • Click the blue "Activate Chalk & Wire" button. Add your subscription code and create a password as seen in the image below

Chalk and Wire in Graduate Students

Step 3: Go to your online courses; click on assignment links

  •  Just click the e-portfolio activity links in your courses and you will be taken directly to your e-portfolio assignments.
  • IMPORTANT!! You MUST click assignment links to access e-portfolio activities in Chalk & Wire and submit them. If you navigate directly to the activity within C & W (not through Canvas), your grade will not be returned to your course.


Step 4: Complete your assignments in Chalk & Wire

Important! You do not need to create an e-portfolio from scratch. When you complete an e-portfolio assignment and submit it, an e-portfolio is created for you automatically. Do not create an e-portfolio manually unless you are directed to do so.

  • Use the hint resources in the navigation.
  • Click the ADD CONTENT button to add text or upload files.
    • Choose which kind of content to add.
    • When your content is added, drag it where it belongs.
    • Drag the cross icon to move content.
    • Click the gear icon to delete content.
      Table of Contents in My Profile
  • Some assignments might have minimum requirements to complete before the Submit button will activate.
    • The grey areas are the assignment prompts.
    • When all required content is completed, the Submit button will activate.
    • Click the Submit button to submit your work to your instructor.
    • When prompted, type in your instructor's name as the Assessor
    • Select the name when Chalk & Wire displays it.
    • Once you have selected your instructor, click submit.
      Choose what type of content to add

      Submit and Delete content

      Submitting Content Type Instructors Name


User should be able to access and submit through Chalk and Wire.

Need additional help?

Please use this link to the ET&S Help Desk team to locate your local campus contact information.  Use the “Submit a Question” for your campus to enter an online support request.  


Article ID: 3917
Mon 3/22/21 12:49 PM
Tue 4/19/22 9:04 AM
Applicable Institution(s):
Granite State College (GSC)