How do I join a group as a student?
Your instructors may want to create groups within a course but still allow you to form your own group. Joining students groups are easy in Canvas.
In Course Navigation, click the People link.
Click the Groups tab.
You can also access your User Groups through the Settings menu. Click the Settings icon  and click the View User Groups link .
Next to the name of an available group, click the Join link.
Verify Group Sign Up
A message appears at the top of your browser verifying you signed up for the group.