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Guide for Students: How to set up and use Kami with Canvas
Guide for Students: How to set up and use Kami with Canvas

A quick guide to help students get started with Kami. Learn how to set up and complete your first Kami assignment with Canvas.

Updated over a week ago

1️⃣ Set up your Kami extension and account

Install the Kami extension:

  • Install the Kami Chrome Extension here.

  • Click Add to Chrome, then Add Extension.

  • If you are a Microsoft user you can install the Kami Edge Extension here.

  • Click Get, then Add Extension.

Sign up or log in to Kami:

  • To open Kami, click the extension from your browser, or head straight to

  • Sign up or log in using your school's email account, either With Google or With Microsoft.

  • If signing up, follow the prompts to create a profile and make sure to select Student as your role. This allows your teacher(s) to find your profile and add you to their Kami teacher license.

2️⃣ Open your assignment with Kami

  • Go to Canvas, open your Class, and go to Assignments.

  • Select your assignment and click View Assignment.

  • Open your assignment under Your Work and click the Load in a new window button to start.

  • Now you're in Kami, you can start working on your assignment using all of Kami's tools!

3️⃣ Turn in your Kami assignment

  • Once you're ready to submit your work to your teacher, click the Submit button on the top-right corner, and that's it!

  • If you want to make changes, you can hit Unsubmit at any time.

💡 Tip: Kami automatically saves your work as you go! You can also click the Save button on the top right-hand corner in Kami.

Steps 2-3 of this guide are also covered in some parts of this tutorial video

  • 3:46 - Open your assignment in Canvas with Kami

  • 4:01 - Using Kami to complete your assignment

  • 5:05 - Submitting the assignment back to your teacher

    If you encounter any issues when using this workflow in Kami, please contact us at We will be happy to look into this for you.

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