• How do I view assignment comments from my instructor?

    You can see comments from your instructor in the Grades page. Most comments are located in the assignment sidebar. However, your instructor may also leave comments in your assignment submission as annotations. Ope...
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  • How do I record a video using the Rich Content Editor as a student?

    You can use the Rich Content Editor to record a video. You can record media for any length of time, but shorter video recordings are recommended. If your video is longer than 15 minutes, you may want to consider recor...
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  • How do I view Pages as a student?

    You can view Pages in your course through the Pages Index page or through Modules. Note: If you cannot view the Pages Course Navigation link, your instructor has hidden the link in your course. Additionally, you will ...
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  • How do I edit my profile in my user account as a student?

    Some institutions may enable a feature in Canvas called Profiles. Profiles allows you to update your name, preferred contact methods, and any personal links for your account. Your profile information can be viewed by ...
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  • How do I subscribe to the Calendar feed using Outlook as a student?

    You can subscribe to the Calendar Feed using Outlook on your desktop. The calendar feed will contain events and assignments from all of your Canvas calendars. Once you have subscribed to the calendar feed, you can rem...
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  • How do I use the icons and colors in the Grades page?

    There are different icons on the Grades page. Depending on the type of assignment submission, grading rules, and comments, you will see different icons. Submission Type Icons The following icons represent diff...
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  • How do I add a text (SMS) contact method in Canvas as a student?

    If your institution allows, you may be able to add a text or SMS communication channel to receive Canvas notifications on your cell phone. Text or SMS channels appear under the Other Contacts sidebar heading. Once you...
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  • How do I use the Course Home Page as a student?

    If you are enrolled in a course as a student, the Course Home Page helps you navigate your course and manage your coursework. Open Course In Global Navigation, click the Courses link [1], then click the name o...
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  • How do I create a new page in a group?

    You can create new pages in your student groups. Open Pages In Group Navigation, click the Pages link. View Pages   Pages is designed to open to the front page for a group, if there is a front ...
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  • How can I use Canvas on my mobile device as a student?

    Canvas is built on open web standards and uses minimal instances of Flash, so most features are supported on mobile devices. With the growing use of mobile devices, instructors should build their courses with best pra...
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  • How do I view my user files as a student?

    User files include profile pictures, uploaded assignment submissions, and other files uploaded to your personal Canvas file storage area. By default, each user has 50 MB of storage space in Canvas. Administrators can ...
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  • How do I use Files as a student?

    As a student, Files allows you to store files and assignments within Canvas. You can upload one or multiple files, view all details about your files, and preview files. Files is built with responsive design to adjust ...
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  • How do I reply to a discussion as a student?

    You can easily reply to any discussion. However, the reply option may vary depending upon how your instructor set up the discussion. Discussion replies can be edited or deleted, as long as your instructor has not rest...
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  • How do I edit a course page as a student?

    The default setting in Canvas is to restrict editing of pages to instructors only. However, your instructor may allow you to edit a page in your course and contribute content to the page. If you can edit a page, you c...
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  • How do I link to other pages in a group?

    You can link to other pages in your group. Open Pages In Group Navigation, click the Pages link. View Pages Pages is designed to open to the front page for a group, if there is a front page selected...
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  • How do I start a conference in a student group?

    You can start conferences that you have created for your group. Open Conferences In Group Navigation, click the Conferences link. Start Conference Next to the conference you want to start, click the...
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  • How do I edit a conference in a student group?

    You can edit conferences within your student groups. Conferences can be edited by any group member. You can add new users to the conference, but you cannot remove any users who have already been invited. Note: When a ...
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  • How do I generate a pairing code for an observer as a student?

    As a student, you can generate a pairing code to link an observer to your Canvas account. You must create a separate pairing code for each observer who wants to link to your account. For more information on pairing co...
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  • How do I download a single file as a student?

    You can download a single file from your user, group, and course file storage area. Learn how to locate your user files, course files, and group files. Download File   Click the line item for the file [1...
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  • How do I delete a file or folder as a student?

    You can delete a file or folder within your personal or group file storage area. Once a file or folder is deleted, it cannot be recovered. Learn how to locate your user files and group files. Note: Files that hav...
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