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Canvas Mobile Apps

There are several mobile apps for Canvas. The descriptions for each app are shown below.

Canvas Student

Canvas Student allows students to access their courses and groups using a mobile device. Students can submit assignments, participate in discussions, view grades and course materials. The app also provides access to course calendars, To Do items, notifications, and Conversations messages.

Canvas Student is available for both Android and iOS devices.


Canvas Teacher

Canvas Teacher allows teachers to facilitate their courses on the go, both inside and outside the classroom. This app provides quick access to grading, communicating, and updating—three of the most frequent course facilitation tasks for teachers through Announcements, Assignments, Discussions, and Quizzes.

Canvas Teacher is available for both Android and iOS devices.


Polls for Canvas

The Polls for Canvas app is the easy way for instructors to request student opinion in the classroom and collect responses with ease—users only need to download the Polls for Canvas app on their smartphone devices.

(Available for iOS 7.0+ and Android 5.0+)



The MagicMarker app is designed for instructors and is the efficient and effective way of recording mastery of learning outcomes in the classroom. MagicMarker requires a Canvas account and syncs with the Learning Mastery Gradebook in Canvas.

(Available for iOS 8.0+ iPad only)