Cougar Courses is located at cc.csusm.edu. You can also access by going to the CSUSM homepage, clicking Campus Apps in the upper right, and then Cougar Courses.
Click the login button in the upper right or on the left.
Enter your CSUSM username into the Username Note: Your username is everything before the @ in your student email. If you do not know your username,
please contact the Faculty/Staff Technology Help Desk.
If after entering your username and password you see this page, click the “Click this
button to log in.”
After successful login, you should be taken to your “My Courses” page. If you get
a “Bad Request – Request Too Long” error when attempting to login, you can either
clear your browser’s cookies and cache or try a different browser.
Your My Courses page
In the center you will see any visible courses.
Click on the link Hidden Courses underneath your visible courses to display your hidden courses. If you do not have
any visible courses, all of your courses will be displayed in the center. Note: You can tell a course is hidden from students because "Not published to students"
is displayed under the course name and progress bar. Courses are by default hidden
from students until instructors manually make them visible.
On the right hand side you will see useful reminders: activities with upcoming deadlines,
activities with submissions that need to be graded, messages, and recent forum posts.
Along the top, under your name, you will see links to your Profile, Dashboard (another
view of your available courses), Preferences (including notification and messaging
preferences), Grades, and the link to Logout.
You can organize your courses by year. To do so, you will need to set an end date
for each course. Please see our help guide Setting a Course Start/End Date. Once the end date for a course has passed, that course will appear on the appropriate