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.
Assignments are organized into assignment groups.
To collapse and expand assignment groups, toggle the group arrow.
View Assignment Details
The app opens to the Details tab , which includes the assignment description. The assignment also displays the assignment due date, if any .
Instructors can view details of the assignment, including the points possible, assignment group, grading type, and submission type . They can also edit assignment details .
View Assignment Submissions
To view assignment submission information, tap the Submissions tab.
View Assignment Rubric and Grade
To view the Assignment Rubric, tap the Grade tab.
Note: Rubrics cannot be viewed in graded discussions.
Points within Grades is currently not supported for instructors