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How do I view details for an assignment in the Canvas Parent app on my iOS Device?

How do I view details for an assignment in the Canvas Parent app on my iOS Device?

You can view details for your students' assignments from the Grades page or by viewing an individual assignment.

This lesson displays how to view assignment details from the Courses page. You can also open an assignment from the Calendar.

Open Course

View Courses

The Parent app opens to the Courses page [1], where you can view all the current courses your student is enrolled in. To change the student you are viewing, tap the Student Selector [2].

To view a course, tap the name of the course [3].

View Assignments

View Assignments

The Grades page displays all assignments in your student's course. Each assignment displays an icon that indicates the assignment type. Assignment types include assignments [1], discussions [2], quizzes [3], and external tool assignments [4]. Assignments that are not yet available display the Lock icon [5].

View Assignment Details

View Assignment Details

Each assignment displays the assignment title [1], due date and time [2], grade [3], and points possible [4].

Each assignment also displays a status. Status options include Submitted [5], Not Submitted [6], Missing [7], or Late [8].

Open Assignment

Open Assignment

To open an assignment, tap the name of the assignment.

View Assignment

View Assignment

Each assignment displays the assignment status [1], due date [2], and any assignment details added by the instructor [3].

To create a reminder for the assignment, tap the Set Reminder button [4].

Note: The Due Date field will not display for assignments without a due date.

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