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Canvas - Mobile Apps

Canvas Mobile App Features

Students and Instructors can use Canvas’s apps to do many actions available on the full web version.

Canvas Student App

  • View courses and grades
  • Submit assignments
  • Take quizzes
  • Post messages to course discussions
  • Send and receive messages
  • Watch videos and other content
  • Communicate with your Instructors, TAs, and peers
  • Review and update your course and personal calendars

Canvas Teacher App (for Instructors)

  • Edit course settings
  • Email students
  • View student progress in your course
  • Post announcements
  • Participate in discussions
  • Grade assignments

Download the Canvas Apps

Device Compatibility

Ensure your mobile device can support the canvas app by visiting the supported device pages for Students or Instructors.

Canvas Student


Canvas Teacher


App Setup 

After downloading the app, Students, Faculty and Staff can find CU Boulder in the Canvas Mobile Apps by searching for the following aliases:

  • CU Boulder
  • UC Boulder
  • University of Colorado Boulder
  • UCB
  • Boulder


Use the following support guides for assistance with using the Canvas Apps

Canvas Student App

Canvas Teacher App

For additional support and app troubleshooting, contact Canvas at (833) 237-4878 or email