Please Note: Attendance via Canvas may not be required for your class(es). Please consult your Programs Specialist or Manager about your particular class needs.
In Course Navigation, click the Attendance link.
By default, Roll Call displays the List View tab , which shows all students in a list format. To view the class in the seating chart format, click the Class View tab .
If your course includes sections, both views show a drop-down menu with the names of course section(s). To view students in a specific section, click the section drop-down menu . Note that this menu displays even if your course only contains one section.
Note: When a student is enrolled in multiple sections, any attendance that has been marked in one section will display in all other section filters where the student is enrolled.
View Attendance Dates
By default, Roll Call will display the current date.
You can edit attendance records for a different date by using the arrow icons next to the date  or by clicking the Calendar icon .
Take Attendance in List View
In the List View, you can take attendance by toggling the correct mark next to each student's name . Click the attendance mark until you arrive at the desired mark:
- To mark the student as present and on time, click one time (green check mark icon).
- To mark the student as not present, click two times (red X icon).
- To mark the student as late, click three times (orange clock icon).
- To unmark the attendance status, leave the button as the default (gray no symbol icon). The unmarked attendance status also indicates an excused absence.
You can also take attendance by clicking the Mark All Present button .
If you need to start over or clear all attendance entries, click the Unmark All button .