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Helpful Canvas Tips
A document to highlight the main features of Canvas and how to navigate through them.
Canvas Global Navigation Menu
***Please note that Canvas will no longer support Internet Explorer after July 2019***
When you first log into Canvas, you will be brought to your Dashboard global navigation tab . The global navigation tabs provide access to features of Canvas that you will use frequently.
- Find more about the Dashboard feature here.
The Account tab  will display links to your user information (Profile, Settings, Notifications, Files, and ePortfolios) as well as a Logout button.
- Find more about the Account feature here.
The Courses tab  will expand and display all of the courses that you are currently enrolled in. Simply click on the course link to navigate to that course.
- Find more about the Courses feature here.
The Calendar tab  will open up a calendar with highlighted due dates of assignments and quizzes to all of the courses that you have selected.
- Find more about the Calendar feature here.
The Inbox tab  will bring you to your open conversations in the Canvas messaging system where you can communicate with the other users within your courses.
- Find more about the Inbox feature here.
Finally you will have the Help tab  where you can search through all of the Canvas guides for answers to common questions, as well as find contact information for Tech Support.
Assignments and Grades
Below are some specific Canvas guides related to assignments and grades: