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.
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 .
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 .
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 . If a lock icon is displayed, your instructor has hidden student grade totals .
You can also view your grades within your course.
- Users who do not have a student role will always see grades with a percentage of zero.
- If enabled in your course, you may only have the ability to view qualitative data, such as letter grades and grading comments.
To open a course or group, tap the course  or group name .
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.