Canvas, Sonis, Email

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In 2018, Criswell College contracted with Jenzbar for the use of SONIS, which serves as the college’s centralized student information system. Students can utilize SONIS to register for classes, access past grades, request transcripts, plan their degrees, receive campus news, and communicate with campus departments. Students may access their information through the SONIS student portal, located at Students receive their initial SONIS portal username and password during the admissions process.

In 2017, Criswell College began implementation of Canvas to supplement its on-campus course delivery process. Many on-campus courses and all online courses now deliver tests, quizzes, assignments and supplemental content via Canvas. In addition to providing content via Canvas, many courses allow students to view updated grades throughout the semester, allowing students to keep track of their academic progress in the course. Students may access their information through Canvas by signing in to their Criswell student email  by following and entering their student email address and password. There is no login for Canvas. You must log in through your student email. If you need assistance, please contact the Campus Software Manager at or 214-818-1358.  

Criswell College currently uses Google for Education to provide students with email accounts. Students may access their email accounts by logging in here.

Student Information Accounts

If you are having problems accessing any of the accounts listed above or have any questions not answered in the FAQ above, please call (214) 818-1358 or email the Campus Software Manager.