How do I view the Calendar in the Student app on my iOS device?

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You can view your course calendars in the Student app. The Student app calendar only displays events for courses you have favorited from the Dashboard.

The images in this lesson are shown for a phone display, but unless otherwise noted, tablet displays mirror the same steps.

Note:

  • If you want to view Canvas events in the native iOS calendar, you can also subscribe to the Canvas calendar feed and view Canvas events along with your personal calendars.
  • Students cannot sign up for Scheduler appointments or create events in the app.

Open Calendar

Open Calendar

On the Dashboard, tap the Calendar icon.

View Calendar

View Calendar

The Calendar page shows all assignments and events for your courses. By default, the calendar displays assignments and events by week. The current date is always selected and indicated by the solid background [1]. Any assignments or events on the current date display below the calendar in an agenda format.

Assignments or events on other dates are indicated by a dot below the date. Multiple dots indicate multiple assignments or events, which can be viewed by tapping the date [2].

Manage Calendars

Manage Calendars

You can manage the courses that display in the calendar by clicking the Calendars link [1].

If you choose to select specific calendars and not all calendars, the number of selected calendars will display next to the link [2].

View Additional Dates

View additional dates

To view assignments and events for other dates, swipe the week view left or right [1].

You can also expand to the calendar Month view by tapping the name of the month [2] and swiping the month view left or right.

To return to the current date, tap the Calendar icon [3].

View Individual Event or Assignment

View Individual Event or Assignment

To view the details of an individual assignment or event, tap the name of the assignment or event.

Add To-Do Item

View Calendar Settings

To add a new to-do item to your calendar, click the Add icon.

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