Working in Canvas

Working in Canvas

Communicating in Canvas

You can use Conversations to communicate with other users in Canvas. Read the How do I use the Conversations Inbox? guide or view the Conversations Overview video.

Using the Calendar

The Calendar is a great way to view everything you have to do for all your courses in one place. You can view calendar events by day, week, month, or agenda list. Read the How do I use the Calendar as a student?  guide or view the Calendar (Students) video.

Posting a Discussion Entry

You can easily reply to any discussion, threaded or focused. However, the reply process varies depending on the type of discussion. Visit the How do I reply to a discussion? guide or view the Canvas Discussions video.

Quick Guide to Quizzes

  • Taking a Quiz: You can easily take a quiz by accessing the Quizzes page. Depending on how your instructor set up the quiz, questions may be shown all on one page or one at a time. If you are unable to finish a quiz you may be able to resume it at a later time. Visit the How do I take a quiz? guide.
  • Submitting a Quiz: Learn how to submit a quiz in Canvas via the How do I submit a quiz? web guide.
  • View Quiz Results: Quiz results are easy to read in Canvas. As a student, you can see different types of quiz results, depending on your instructor’s preference. View the How do I view quiz results? web guide.
If you would like to see the steps above and an overview of quizzes in Canvas, view the Quizzes (Students) video

Viewing Your Grades

The Grades page in a course displays all grades for all course assignments. You can also view scoring details, comments, and rubrics. Read the How do I view my grades? guide or view the Student Grades video.