Recent Updates

  • If you are a student, you can view your grades in the Canvas app.

    Grades can also be viewed as a Course Navigation link. However, the Course Navigation menu matches the browser version of your Canvas course. If you are a student and Grades is not available in Course Navigation, it will also be hidden from view in the app.

    If your course is using Multiple Grading Periods, the Grades page shows assignments and grades within the current grading period. If your course is not using Multiple Grading Periods, the Grades page shows all assignments and grades for the entire course. If the Dashboard does not show a total grade, there are no active grading periods in your course.

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

    Note: Currently observers cannot view student grades in the app.

  • You can take a quiz on your mobile device.

    This lesson shows native quiz viewing in the Canvas app. If your quiz contains Essay, Multiple Choice, Multiple Answer, Multiple Dropdown, File Upload, Fill in the Blank, Matching, Numeric, or True/False questions, you can view the quiz questions natively for an enhanced user experience.

    Any quizzes that do not contain supported question types will be redirected to the web version of Canvas. Additionally, currently the app does not support one-question-at-a-time quizzes, quizzes with passcode restrictions, or quizzes with IP address restrictions.

    You can easily skip to another question or flag a question in the app. For timed quizzes, the app allows you to turn the timer on and off.

    When you are finished, you may be able to view your quiz results in the browser version of Canvas.

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

    Note: The Course Navigation menu matches the browser version of your Canvas course. If you are a student and Quizzes is not available in Course Navigation, it will also be hidden from view in the app.

  • Masquerading, or becoming a user, allows admins to login as the user without a password. There are some limitations. You can take any action as though you are the user but the audit logs will show that you performed the tasks while masquerading. Only admins with the correct permissions can masquerade as other users.

    Note: When masquerading as a user, language preferences do not apply and will always be shown in the default language.

  • If your Modules page asks you to choose an assignment group, you need to choose which assignment(s) you want to select before you can progress to the next assignment.

  • You can take a quiz on your mobile device.

    This lesson shows native quiz viewing in the Canvas app. If your quiz contains Essay, Multiple Choice, Multiple Answer, Multiple Dropdown, Numerical Answer, Fill in the Blank, File Upload, or True/False questions, you can view the quiz questions natively for an enhanced user experience.

    Any quizzes that do not contain supported question types will be redirected to the web version of Canvas. Additionally, currently the app does not support one-question-at-a-time quizzes, quizzes with passcode restrictions, or quizzes with IP address restrictions.

    For instructors, all quizzes are displayed in the web version of Canvas.

    You can easily skip to another question or flag a question in the app. For timed quizzes, the app allows you to turn the timer on and off.

    When you are finished, you may be able to view your quiz results in the browser version of Canvas.

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

    Note: The Course Navigation menu matches the browser version of your Canvas course. If you are a student and Quizzes is not available in Course Navigation, it will also be hidden from view in the app.

  • Canvas lets you access the Syllabus and course assignment list from your mobile device.

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

    Note: The Course Navigation menu matches the browser version of your Canvas course. If the Syllabus is not available in Course Navigation, it will be hidden from view in the app. You can always access Syllabus information in the Notifications link.

  • You can leave comments on an assignment to ask questions or provide feedback.

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

  • The Canvas app helps you keep track of all course assignments. You can also view newly created assignments or changes to assignments in the Notifications tab.

    Instructors have limited support in Assignments.

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

    Note: The Course Navigation menu matches the browser version of your Canvas course. If you are a student and Assignments is not available in Course Navigation, it will also be hidden from view in the app.

  • Canvas lets you access Pages from your mobile device.

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

    Note: The Course Navigation menu matches the browser version of your Canvas course. If you are a student and Pages is not available in Course Navigation, it will also be hidden from view in the app.