If you are a Canvas admin, you can access your institution's Canvas accounts and sub-accounts in the Admin link . A menu will expand and display a list of your accounts . To view an account, click the name of the account . To view all your managed accounts, click the All Accounts link .
Learn more about accounts and sub-accounts.
The Dashboard is the landing page after a user logs in to Canvas. The Dashboard can be toggled to a course view or recent activity view and shows notifications for all Canvas courses. Learn more about the Dashboard.
To view your courses, click the Courses link . A menu will expand and display any courses where you are enrolled . This menu also displays any courses marked as favorites. If no courses are selected as favorites, the course list will display all current courses. If a course includes term dates, the name of the term will appear as part of the course listing.
If you are enrolled in Groups, view your groups in the Groups link . A menu will expand and display all groups where you are enrolled.
To view a group, click the name of the group . To view all your groups, click the All Groups link .
Note: Groups cannot be customized in the drop-down menu.
To view your Calendar, click the Calendar link.
Learn more about the calendar.
To view your Conversations Inbox, click the Inbox link. Conversations is the Canvas messaging system where you can communicate with other users in your courses. The number of new messages are shown as part of the Inbox icon.
Learn more about Conversations.
If you are an instructor and your institution is participating in Canvas Commons, you can access Commons with the Commons link. Learn more about Canvas Commons.
To get help with Canvas, click the Help link . The Help menu will appear . Select the help option that is relevant to your needs. Learn more about the Help menu.
Note: Depending on your user role and institution settings, the Help menu may display different options.