Explore solutions to frequently asked questions from Canvas students. Discover how to access your courses, submit assignments, update your personal information, add due dates to your calendar, and much more. Your Canvas journey just got a whole lot easier!

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Pinned Article Enrolling in Passport to Canvas (Canvas Student Orientation Course)

Students are able to self-enroll in the Passport to Canvas (Canvas Student Orientation) course. This training is self-guided and allows you to stop when you need a break and pick back up where you left off.

Pinned Article Getting Help in Canvas

This article shows students how to contact Canvas support and access both Canvas and Ohio University Canvas help resources.

Getting Started with Canvas (Students)

This articles list provides answers frequently asked Canvas student questions related to assignments, announcements, calendars, to-do lists, discussions and more.

Organizing your Canvas Dashboard

Students and instructors can organize their Canvas course Dashboard and change display settings on individual course cards.

Submitting a Video Assignment in Canvas (Students)

Students can submit Panopto video assignments within Canvas.

Adjusting Canvas Notifications

Students can adjust their notification preferences within Canvas. They can determine if and when they receive email notifications and/or push notifications.

Downloading Course Content for Offline Viewing

Students can download course content so they can view it offline or without internet access.

Sending Quick Messages to Instructors in Canvas

You can send messages to instructors quickly in Canvas without opening the inbox and searching for your course.

Syncing the Canvas Calendar with your Outlook Calendar

Students and instructors can sync their Canvas calendar with their Outlook (Catmail) calendar. This allows Canvas events and assignments to appear in their Outlook calendar.

Using the Syllabus in Canvas (for Students)

The Syllabus in Canvas helps your instructor communicate course expectations and information.

Viewing Grades in Canvas

In Canvas, you can easily view your grades for your courses currently in progress or your concluded courses. You can also approximate your future grades.