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Canvas Getting Started for Students: Submitting an Assignment

Submitting an Assignment

How to Submit an Assignment

  • Enter the course site and locate the assignment
  • Click on the assignment title to enter that assignment
  • Click on a submission type the instructor has provided. There will be occasions when some submission types are not available since the instructor chooses the types to be used. You might see one or all of these types:
    • Text - to compose in the Canvas text editor
    • Web URL - to paste and submit a link
    • Media - to make a media recording using the computer webcam
    • Upload - to upload a file from the computer
      • Drag a file from your computer onto the field labeled, Drag a file here
      • Click on Drag a file here, or Choose a file to upload, to browse on your computer to locate and select a file
    • Google Assignments (LTI 1.3) - to submit a file by signing into Google Drive
    • Office 365 - to submit a file by signing into Office 365
  • When you are finished typing/recording/uploading click on Submit Assignment
  • The submission will process and display in the assignment page
  • The date and time of the assignment submission is displayed in the heading area of the assignment page
    Display of assignment page with timestamp highlighted