Butler Online Classes

Login and begin exploring your course(s) August 13th

Welcome to Butler Online!

Our goal is to provide quality support services that will maximize your learning experience. The following information will help you get started in your online course.

Course Access

Tuesday, August 13th: Access to online courses opens
Monday, August 18th: Classes officially begin
  • Login to your course(s) now -
    become familiar with the online classroom environment.
  • Instructors are still updating the courses -
    **Do not print the syllabus or other course materials until until classes officially begin on Monday, August 18th.

Logging in to Butler Online in Canvas

Online students are expected to log on to their courses during the first week of classes.
  • Enter your username and password (same as your Pipeline username and password)
  • Don't know your login information? Having problems logging on?
    Contact the Butler Help Desk at 316.322.3306 (733.3306 from the Wichita metro area) or email helpdesk@butlercc.edu during business hours.

Check your Textbook

Have you purchased the correct text book and other required materials?
  • Check the syllabus to be sure.
  • You will need these by the first day of class so do not delay.
  • If you purchase the required materials somewhere other than the Butler Bookstore it is your responsibility to make sure you have the complete and correct materials.

Blended Courses

  • Students in blended courses should log on by the first day of class.
  • Read the syllabus and check the assignments for week 1.
    Even if there is not a class meeting during the first week of the semester your class starts Monday, August 18th.

Getting Help

Canvas Help - click the Help button in the top right corner of any Canvas page.
Course Content Help - email your instructor in Canvas.
Technical Help - contact the Butler Help Desk at 316.322.3306 (733.3306 - Wichita metro area) or email helpdesk@butlercc.edu .
  • Technical support is available Monday – Friday, 8:00 am. – 8:00 pm. on days college offices are open.
  • Be sure that you have your course number (CRN) and instructor name available before calling.

View this Introduction to Canvas video

Introduction to Canvas

Online Orientation

If you reside within a reasonable distance of the El Dorado or Andover campus be sure to attend one of the Online Orientation sessions prior to the start of coursework. Access the orientation schedule: http://www.butlercc.edu/online/orientation.cfm

The orientation is designed to help you:

  • Become familiar with Canvas
  • Ask questions regarding specific course
  • Meet faculty members who will assist at the orientation - you might meet your instructor
  • Get help with your login - username and password

The orientation format is unstructured, one-on-one, and requires about thirty minutes.
  • Come anytime during the scheduled time but
    you must arrive at least 30 minutes before closing time in order to be assisted

Can't attend orientation?

  • Contact your instructor if you have difficulty getting started in the course
  • Complete the virtual orientation at https://online.butlercc.edu/courses/862921
    Take some time to explore the site and try the suggested activities.

Butler Online Department - We are here to help you.

Debbie O’Bryan
316.322.3120 (733.3120 from Wichita metro)

Linda Wapelhorst

Roberta Sheahan
316.322.3271 (733.3271 from Wichita metro)

Catherine Zoerb



Christian Ramsey


Sheila Croninger