Canvas Guides (en)Canvas Student Android Guide StudentHow do I view the Calendar in the Canvas Student app on my Android device?

How do I view the Calendar in the Canvas Student app on my Android device?

You can view up to 10 calendars from your courses and groups in the app.

The images in this lesson are shown for a phone display, but unless otherwise noted, tablet displays mirror the same steps.

Note: Students cannot sign up for Scheduler appointments in the Canvas Student app.

Open User Menu

Open User Menu

In the Dashboard, tap the User Menu icon.

Open Calendar

Open Calendar

Tap the Calendar link.

Select Calendars

Select Calendars

The first time you open the Calendar, the app will ask you to select up to 10 calendars you want to view. Tap the checkbox next to each calendar you want to view [1]. Then tap the Done link [2].

View Calendar

View Calendar

The calendar displays an overview of the current month [1], as well as a list of assignments and events for the current date, if any [2]. The current date is indicated by a shaded square [3].

View Month Overview

View Month Overview

The calendar underlines any dates that contain an assignment or event [1]. Tap a date to view events for that date [2]. The date you are viewing is indicated by an outlined square.

For an overview of another month, swipe the calendar to the left or right. To return to the current day, tap the calendar icon [3].

The day of the week defaults to Sunday. You can change the start date to Monday in your app personal Settings.

Change Calendars

Change Calendars

To change calendars at any time, tap the overflow icon [1] and tap the Select Calendars link [2].

View Calendar List

View Calendar List

The calendar list displays a list of assignments and events that you are viewing in the monthly calendar view.

The list shows the assignment type and the name of the assignment or event [1].

To minimize the monthly calendar and show the list only, tap the arrow next to the name of the current month [2].

To minimize the items in the assignment list, tap the arrow next to the date [3].

Change List View

Change List View

By default the calendar list displays calendar assignments and events on the day you are viewing. To change the calendar view, tap the overflow icon [1]. Then tap your preference to view the list by day, week, or month [2].

The calendar list will update with the assignments and events that relate to your preferred time range.

Add Calendar Event

Add Calendar Event

To create a new calendar event, tap the overflow icon [1]. Tap the Create New Event link [2].