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Dashboard - Global Navigation - Student: Home

A basic Canvas How To on the Dashboard area of the Global Navigation.

Dashboard - Global Navigation

The Dashboard is the main landing area of Canvas. This is the main hub to start navigating Canvas.

Screenshot of the dashboard of canvas with numbers and arrows pointing to the left hand menu, a class card, the coming up section, and the view grades button.

There are a few items to call out on the dashboard.

  1. This is the Global Navigation Menu.
  2. This is a Class Card, you can click this to navigate into a course.
  3. The Coming Up area shows upcoming due dates of assignments, quizzes, etc
  4. The View Grades button can quickly get you to your grades from your courses.

This Dashboard is your starting place and offers menu jumping off points to take you to the part of Canvas that you are needing to navigate to.