You can send a message to your student's Canvas instructor from an assignment page in the Canvas Parent app using your mobile device. You can also send a message to your student's Canvas instructor from the course page and your Canvas Inbox.
The images in this lesson are shown for a phone display, but unless otherwise noted, tablet displays mirror the same steps.
Compose New Message
The course instructor's name automatically displays in the To field . If the course has multiple instructors or TAs, you can add or remove recipient(s) by tapping the Recipients icon .
The subject of the message displays automatically with the name of the assignment. However, you can edit the subject content, by tapping the Subject field .
To compose your message, tap the Message field . Use the keyboard to type your message.
To attach a file to your message, click the Attach icon .
To send your message, click the Send link .
To discard your message draft, click the Cancel link .