Canvas - Navigation Overview
The Canvas interface is split into three sections: Global Navigation, Dashboard, and Sidebar.
- Update your profile, settings, update notifications, and more with the Account link.
- Use the Dashboard link to find your courses, view your to-do-list, and find links to other items.
- Connect with others in your courses to collaborate using the Groups link.
- Don't forget to view your schedule and course tasks with the Calendar link.
- Send private messages to your classmates or instructors through the Inbox link.
- Use the Help link to find assistance on a variety of Canvas tools and features.
- View courses in dashboard or recent activity view.
- Use quick links to access course announcements, assignments, discussions, and files.
- View your calendar and to-do list.
- Find links to recent feedback from your instructors and/or peers.
- Use a quick link to review your current grades.