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How do I use the Canvas Welcome Tour as a student?

How do I use the Canvas Welcome Tour as a student?

Canvas provides a welcome tour which provides quick tips to get started with a Canvas course.

Start Canvas Welcome Tour

Start Canvas Welcome Tour

After logging in to Canvas, you can view a short message about the Canvas Welcome Tour.

The Canvas Welcome Tour shows you how to find your courses, contact your instructor, download the Canvas Student app, and get help with Canvas.

To start the Canvas Welcome Tour, click the Start Tour button [1].

To dismiss the Canvas Welcome Tour, click the Not Now button [2] or the Exit icon [3].

Note: Dismissing the tour will disable the tour for your account.

Reopen Canvas Welcome Tour

Reopen Canvas Welcome Tour

If you previously dismissed the Canvas Welcome Tour, you can reopen the tour by clicking the Help link in Global Navigation [1] and clicking the Show Welcome Tour link [2].

Note: Depending on your institution, the Help menu and links within the Help menu may not display or may display differently.

Find Courses in Dashboard

Find Courses in Dashboard

The first stop of the tour shows you where to find your courses or subjects using the Dashboard link in Global Navigation.

To proceed to the next item on the tour, click the Next button [1].

To go to a previous item on the tour, click the Previous button [2].

Find Courses in Courses List

The second stop of the tour shows you where to find your courses or subjects using the Courses link in Global Navigation.

Contact Instructor

Contact Instructor

The third item on the Canvas Welcome Tour shows how to contact your instructor by using the Canvas Inbox.

Download App & Find Help

The last tour item, shows you how to view courses and groups by downloading the Canvas Student App for iOS and Android.

This step also shows how to find more information using the Help menu. Learn more about the Help menu.

To complete the tour, click the Done button.

Note: Depending on your institution, the Help menu and links within the Help menu may not display or may display differently.

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