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How do I use the Student Dashboard in Catalog?

Find your school's Canvas URL

To find your school or institution's Canvas URL, begin typing the name of your school/institution. Results will appear after you type at least 3 characters. For best results be as specific as possible. If you can't find your school, try using any part of your school's name or searching for your school district or state. You may also need to search for the school using the acronym or full name, for example "USU" and "Utah State University".

How do I use the Student Dashboard in Catalog?

After you log in to catalog, you can view your enrolled courses and programs in the Student Dashboard. The Student Dashboard displays your enrolled courses by status. You can also access the catalog listings to enroll in additional courses or programs.

Open Student Dashboard

Click the User Menu link [1]. Then click the Student Dashboard option [2]

View Dashboard

View Dashboard

From the Student Dashboard, you can view the courses and programs in which you are enrolled. Catalog organizes your course and program enrollments according to status. By default, the dashboard displays the In Progress tab [1].

To view your completed listings, click the Completed tab [2].

To view the listings that you did not complete within the allotted time, click the Not Completed tab [3].

You can also view your transcript [4].

View In Progress Listings

View In Progress Listings

The In Progress tab displays your enrolled programs in the Programs section [1], and your enrolled courses in the Courses section [2]

Listings are organized by the percent complete from most to least, and then by title in descending alphabetical order. If no listings are currently in progress, all listings are organized alphabetically by title.

View Program Details

The Programs section displays your program details. Like courses, each program displays the program name [1], the length of the program (if set) [2], and the program description [3]. If a program includes credit [4], the number is the cumulative of all courses offered in the program. If a certificate is available, the course displays the name of the certificate [5].  

View Course Requirements

View all courses included in the program in the Requirements list [1]. By default, the requirements list is expanded. To collapse the list, click the Requirements heading.

Available program courses display a Begin Course button [2]. Courses you have started display a Resume Course button.

If a course is not yet available, the course image displays a lock icon [3].

Note: If all courses in the Requirements list include a Begin Course button, you can complete the courses in any order.

View Course Details

View Course Details

Each course in the Courses section displays the course name [1], the length of the course [2], and the course description [3]. If a course includes credit, you can also view the number of credits offered for the course [4]. If a certificate is available, the course displays the name of the certificate [5].  

Depending upon the course design, the listing may display a progress bar [6].

Available courses display a Go To Course or a Begin Course button [7].

To drop a course, click the Settings icon [8].


  • Catalog determines course progress based upon course module requirements and requirement completion. Therefore, only courses designed with module requirements display a progress bar.
  • Courses without module requirements display a Go to Course button.
  • Courses you have already begun display a Resume Course button.

View Completed Listings

To view your completed courses and programs, click the Completed tab [1].

Completed listings display based on completed date then by title.

You can view the course or program completion date [2] and the certificate of completion (if any) [3].

You can also review a completed course [4].

View Not Completed Listings

To view your expired, archived, dropped, and not yet started listings, click the Not Completed tab [1].

Expired courses display an expiration date [2].  To review an expired course, click the Review Course button [3].

You can also view archived courses [4] and dropped courses [5].

View Wait Listed Listings

To view listings where you have added your name to a wait list, click the Wait List tab [1].

Wait listed listings display the course or program name [2] and your enrollment status [3].

To remove your name from a wait list, locate the listing and click the Remove icon [4].


  • The Wait List tab only displays if you have added your name to a listing wait list.
  • When a spot becomes available, you will automatically be enrolled in the listing and the course or program will display in the In Progress tab.


View Transcript

View Transcript

To view a transcript of all your current and concluded programs and courses, click the PDF Transcript link. The transcript shows all enrollment information as displayed in your In Progress and Completed Catalog tabs.

View Catalog

View Catalog

To access your institution's catalog at any time, click your institution's logo [1]. Alternatively, you can click the footer Course Catalog link [2].

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