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Canvas for Families

Where can I create a Canvas Parent Account? 

You can create an account on an internet browser or by downloading the app from Google Play or the Apple App Store.

Canvas Parent Account on the Web

Canvas Parent App on Google Play

Canvas Parent App on the Apple App Store

Canvas - Sign in and Basic Use

In this video, we will go over how to access Canvas and the basic navigation features in Canvas.

How to add the Canvas Parent App

The instructions below will show you how to add a parent or guardian as an "observer" to a student's Canvas account.

If you'd like to set up an observer account over the web (without the app), you can create one here

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Canvas Overview for Observers

In this video you will learn about the Canvas Dashboard and Global Navigation links, and about basic course navigation to view assignment details and grades. (Last updated 2018-11-02)

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Canvas Parent App

In this video you will learn how to use the Canvas Parent App. The steps in this video are shown for a phone display, but unless otherwise noted, tablet displays mirror the same steps. Most of this video was created using an iOS device. Any differences for Android users are noted. View the script for this video
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Account Registration and Student Pairing (Observer)

In this video you will learn about parent account registration and how to link students to your account using a pairing code. (Last updated 2018-09-24)

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