Canvas for Students


To view files for a course on Canvas:

  1. Click on Files in the side navigation bar.

    Side navigation bar with files highlighted

  2. On this page, you will see a file system where all of the files related to this course will be stored.

File Directory

  • On the left column, different folders and files will be organized, showing a file system that you can navigate through.
  • On the right column, more detailed information will be shown about what is inside each folder. When clicking on a file/folder in the left column, the contents of that file/folder will show in the right column.
  • You can download each file by clicking on the file's title in the right column.