What are Assignments for students?

Canvas recently introduced a new page design called the New Canvas User Interface (UI). Depending on your Canvas view, your page design may vary from the images shown in this lesson. However, the functionality and location of the components remain the same.

Assignments include Quizzes, graded Discussions, and online submissions (i.e. files, images, text, URLs, etc.)

The Assignments page shows all of your course Assignments and how many points each is worth.

Where do Assignments appear in Canvas?

Any Assignment created by your instructor in the Assignments page will automatically show up in the Grades, Calendar, and Syllabus features.

To access an assignment, click the name of the assignment.

Note: You can use keyboard shortcuts to navigate the Assignments page. Press the comma key and a pop-up window with keyboard shortcuts will appear for keyboard navigation.