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Canvas for Parents


Canvas for Parents



Start at this address:    or follow the steps below to create an account via the app.

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At the top right, click to create a parent account.  Once you are in your account you will need to follow these steps to become an observer:


The pairing code is created by the student using the following steps:


Using the Parent AppParent app for iOS-Search App Store for Canvas Parent or try direct link:
Guide for Parent app in iOS:

Parent app for Android- Search Google Play Store for Canvas ParentGuide for Parent app in Android:

Setup from within the app:Open the app once downloaded and click Find SchoolIMG_1703.pngType in McGill-ToolenIMG_1704.pngYou will get redirected to a page on our website that allows you to choose Parent AccessIMG_1705.png

Then you can login with an existing account or create a new account.IMG_1706.png
You will need a Pairing Code from your student, which can now be accessed in their Student app by going to Account Settings and choosing Pair Observer or by following the instructions here.