Let's get started with the Basics
Canvas includes a variety of customizable course creation and management tools, course and user analytics and statistics, and internal communication tools. Learn about the Basics of Canvas.
Viewing the Course Homepage
If you are enrolled in a course as a student, the Course Home Page helps you navigate your course and manage your coursework
Viewing Content in Canvas
Some instructors will use modules to organize the course. Modules control the entire flow of the course, along with its content.
Communication in Canvas
Canvas makes it easy to reply to messages from other users in your Inbox.
Discussions in Canvas
The Discussion Index page allows you to view all the discussions within a course.
Assignments in Canvas
You can view all your course assignments on the Assignments page.
Quizzes in Canvas
You can view quizzes in your course by accessing the Quizzes page. Learn how to view each type of quiz that may appear in your course.
Grades in Canvas
The Grades page in a course displays all current grades for all course assignments. You can also view scoring details, comments, and rubrics. If your instructor is using multiple grading periods, you can also filter grades by grading period.