Before beginning work on your course, it is important to understand Canvas Global Navigation.
The Global Navigation Menu is located on the left side of every page in Canvas. Global Navigation links provide quick access to frequently used Canvas features. These links provide access to all your courses collectively. Default links include Account, Dashboard, Courses, Calendar, Inbox, Commons, and Help.
Course settings control what students see on the left-hand menu.
The Course menu provides you access to your current course and courses whose term has ended.
To see past courses.