How do I view my courses?

After logging into Canvas, you can view your current, past, and future enrollment courses in Canvas.

Open Courses

Open Courses

In Global Navigation, click the Courses link [1]. (If you are enrolled in any Groups, Global Navigation will show the link as Courses and Groups.)

At the bottom of the drop-down menu, click the View All or Customize link [2].

Note: You can customize your courses that appear in the drop-down menu.

View Course Categories

View Course Categories

Courses are organized into three categories: My Courses [1], Past Enrollments [2], and Future Enrollments [3].

View Course Status

View Course Status

Courses that are available to you are listed in blue text [1]. These courses have been published by your institution, admin, or instructor and include a link to the course.

Courses that are not yet available are listed in gray text and have an unpublished tag [2]. These courses have not been published.

Your enrollment status [3] is displayed next to each course name. Statuses can be student, teacher, TA, observer, or designer.

If there is a term date [4] associated with a course, it will appear next to the course name.

View My Courses

View My Courses

My Courses are courses that are part of the current semester or term. However, depending on access settings for a course, My Courses can also display courses that have not yet started or are unpublished.

Note: if you are enrolled in groups, the My Groups section will appear and display any groups within your current courses.

View Past Enrollments

View Past Enrollments

Courses under the Past Enrollments heading are courses that have concluded but are still available as a read-only archived course. Prior users can view course material and grades but cannot submit any assignments.

View Future Enrollments

View Future Enrollments

Future Enrollments are courses that will be made available as part of an upcoming term or specific course start date. These courses appear in gray text until they are available.

Note: Some institutions may disable the option to view Future Enrollments.

Open Course

Open Course

To open an available course, click the name of the course.

View Course

View the course dashboard.

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