How do I use the Dashboard in the Student app on my Android device?
The Canvas Student app Dashboard displays your active courses. It can also display course invitations and announcements from your institution.
The Dashboard displays all your current courses and groups.
When viewing courses, you can manage how they display in the Dashboard, including background colors and favorite courses. Learn how to manage courses and groups.
View Course Invitation
If you have been invited to join a course, you can view the course invitation on your Dashboard. To accept the invitation, tap the Accept button . To decline the invitation, tap the Decline button .
View Global Announcement
If a global announcement has been sent to students at your institution, you can view the announcement on your Dashboard. To read the announcement, tap the announcement . To dismiss the announcement, tap the Close icon .
View In-Progress Conference
If a course includes a BigBlueButton Conference, any conference in progress will display on the Dashboard. To join the conference, tap the name of the conference . To dismiss the conference, tap the Close icon .
View Course Grades
You can display your course grades in the dashboard from the User Menu.
Grades are shown according to the grading scheme for the course (percentage, letter grade, etc.). To view details of a grade, tap the grade percentage.
You can also view your grades within your course.
Note: Users who do not have a student role will always see grades with a percentage of zero.
Open Course or Group
To open a course or group, tap the course or group name.
View Navigation Menu
Within each course or group, you can view the navigation links that are available in the browser version of Canvas.
- If a course navigation link is hidden in the browser version, you will not be able to access it in the app.
- Not all course navigation links are supported in the Canvas Student app. However, all navigation links are supported in a mobile browser.