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How do I use the Canvas Parent app on my Android device?

The Canvas Parent app lets you view a student’s course events, upcoming assignments, and grades. You can also add and view multiple students in your account.

View Dashboard

View Dashboard

In the Canvas Parent app, you can view app settings [1], select a student [2], and view the student's courses [3], the student's weekly calendar [4], and alerts about the student's course participation [5].

View Settings

View Settings

From the Settings icon, you can view the students you are following, add alerts, add students, access help, and logout. Learn how to manage settings.

View Student

View Student

Your added student's name and profile picture display on the Dashboard. If you have multiple students associated with your account, you can view another student by tapping the student's picture or swiping the app.

Note: Student profile pictures only display if the student's institution allows students to upload profile pictures.

View Courses

View Courses

The Dashboard defaults to the Courses page and displays the list of courses for the student you are viewing. Learn how to view courses.

View Week

View Week

The Week page displays a calendar of assignments and events for a given week. Learn how to view the calendar.

View Alerts

View Alerts

The Alerts page displays grade and assignment alerts. Learn how to view alerts.