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Use the Canvas Student Mobile App to Access Canvas Courses

You can access your Canvas course content from an Android phone, iPhone, and iPad. 
To access your Canvas courses:
  1. Install the Canvas Student app from Google Play store for Android or iTunes store for iPhones.
  2. Open the Canvas app.
  3. When prompted for your school name enter The app will ask for Brown University authentication.
  4. Log in with your Brown username and password. The app will request access to your account.
  5. You will see a list of your Canvas courses.


Your Canvas app allows you to: 

  • View your course syllabus
  • See a list of your to do items
  • Take quizzes 
  • Access course content, like pages, files, and assignments 
  • Participate in course discussions
  • View grades for your courses and individual assignments
  • View your Canvas notifications
  • Send and receive private messages
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