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How do I manage Courses and Groups in the Student app on my iOS device?

You can view all your courses and groups in the Canvas Student app. You can change your course favorites and change the colors for your Dashboard course cards and groups.

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

Note: Changes to your favorite courses will apply to the browser version of Canvas.

View Courses

View Courses

The app defaults to your favorite courses. Favorite courses mirror the courses customized drop-down menu in the web version of Canvas.

To view all your courses, tap the See All link.

Set Favorites

Set Favorites

Changes to your favorite courses will  apply to the browser version of Canvas.

To favorite a course, tap the Edit link.

Edit Courses

Edit Courses

Tap the star icon next to the course you want to favorite. To remove a favorite, tap the Star icon again. Changes to the favorites page are applied automatically.

Note: The Courses list includes active and concluded courses.

View Course Card Options

View Course Card Options

You can change the nickname and color associated with your courses. Course colors help associate course items in other areas of the Canvas Student app, such as in the To Do List and Notifications.

To change the nickname or color for a course, tap the Options icon.

Edit Nickname

Edit Nickname

To change the course nickname, tap the Nickname field [1].

To save your changes, tap the Done link [2].

Choose Course Color

Choose Course Color

To change the course color, tap the new color for your course [1].

To save your changes, tap the Done link [2].

Note: To view the selected color across your entire course card, you can enable the Color Overlay option in the User Menu.