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MyClasses Canvas - New User Interface

As of August 17, 2015, MyClasses Canvas has a new look!  When faculty, students and staff login they will be greeted with a new dashboard and user interface.  Then when entering a course, the look is the same with the exception of the global navigation displaying on the left.  A video overview of the next interface is available at

The following images illustrate the changes in the new user interface:

  1. University and MyClasses Announcements for everyone
  2. Recent Activity within associated course and groups - such as announcements, discussions, grading updates.
  3. To Do List of things coming up within courses.
  4. Recent Feedback from graded activities.
  5. List of Courses & Groups - in the new dashboard this is available immediately as well as from the left global navigation.
  6. Grades to review scores and feedback.
  7. Calendar of activity across all courses.
  8. Inbox of conversations and messages within MyClasses Canvas.
  9. Profile and Notifications settings to establish your avatar and when to receive communication.
  10. Logout of MyClasses Canvas
  11. Help including an orientation to Canvas, search the guides for step by step instructions, and reporting a problem.

Previous User Interface:

Picture of Old MyClasses Interface highlighting the 11 areas of change.

New User Interface:

Picture of New MyClasses Interface highlighting the 11 areas of change.

Picture of New MyClasses Interface highlighting the Profile and Notification settings.

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