Login to Canvas

Access to Student Account

New Students Need to Claim Falcon ID

Claim new Falcon ID at http://falconid.utpb.edu using 10-digit Student ID sent to you via email.
Example Student ID: 800012345

Set new password for Falcon ID. You create your own password.

  • Type in Student ID
  • Type in Falcon ID
  • Type in Birthdate
  • Type in phone number used on dual credit application

Password Reset

You use the same Falcon ID. Reset password for your Falcon ID at http://falconid.utpb.edu 

Canvas Login Information

You use the same Falcon ID. Reset password for your Falcon ID at http://falconid.utpb.edu 

Access Online Courses after Registration Confirmed

Go to http://utpb.instructure.com 

Enter Falcon ID

Falcon ID is (last name) + (the underscore character) + (first letter of first name) + (last 5 digits of your student ID number).

Example Student ID for Jane Doe: 6000123456

Example Falcon ID: doe_j23456

Enter password created when you claimed Falcon ID.

FalconOnline serves as the central agent for online learning at UT Permian Basin, providing leadership in distance learning policies, strategies, and practices. 

Need help? Don't wait! 

Technical problems will occur. Be patient. You have options for help: 

  • Call Canvas Help 24/7 at (866)437-0867 (toll free)

  • Use Help in Canvas for Chat/Submit a ticket

  • Contact UTPB at help@utpb.edu for utpb.edu and UTPB email problems

  • Email falcononline@utpb.edu if you are totally lost about where to go for help. FalconOnline staff are here to help.

  • Canvas Support Hotline is available inside of Canvas under Help on side menu. Options are to call 866-437-0867 or start live chat session at Chat with Canvas Support.

Respondus Lockdown Browser and Monitor

Some UTPB courses require the use of Respondus Lockdown Browser and Monitor for online exams.

Please view this short video to get a basic understanding of this free tool.

If required, please download and install the free UTPB instance of Respondus Lockdown Browser.


For more information about Online Learning