Submit assignments

How do students submit an assignment?

  1. In the ASSIGNMENTS tool, click on the title of the assignment you want to submit to.

    The following information will be displayed for each assignment.

    1. Assignment title, or name of the assignment.
    2. Status (i.e. Not Started, Assignment submission required, Returned, etc.).
    3. Open date when the assignment becomes available to students.
    4. Due date, or deadline to turn in the assignment.

    Note: There may also be direct links to the assignment through the LESSONS tool, the ANNOUNCEMENTS tool, or the CALENDAR tool.

    Click on the title of the assignment.
  2. Enter and/or attach your assignment.

    Depending on the assignment settings, you may be allowed to enter your submission in-line and/or attach a file or files.

    1. Enter your submission text into the "Assignment Text" area using the Rich Text Editor.
    2. Under "Attachments", click the Choose File button to browse for an select a file to upload from your computer. (Alternately, you may also click the or select files from workspace or site button to select a file you have already uploaded.)

    If the assignment has Turnitin enabled, there are certain restrictions on file submission:

    • Turnitin will only accept MS Word (.doc), WordPerfect (.wpd), PostScript (.eps), Portable Document Format (.pdf), HTML (.htm), Rich Text (.rtf) and Plain Text (.txt).
    • File size may not exceed 20 MB. Text-only files may not exceed 2 MB.
    • Files that are password protected, encrypted, hidden, system files, or read only files cannot be uploaded or submitted to Turnitin.
    Enter and/or attach your assignment.
  3. View attached file.

    Once you have attached your file, the name of the file, as well as the file size and upload time stamp will be displayed under "Attachments".

    Note: You may click Remove to remove the attachment if you selected the wrong file.

    View attached file.
  4. Submit your assignment.

    When you are ready to turn in your assignment, click the Submit button to complete your assignment submission.

    Note: If you are not yet ready to submit, you may click Preview to preview the submission, or Save Draft to save your submission and submit it later. Click Cancel to exit the assignment without saving or submitting.

    Submit your assignment.
  5. View submission confirmation.

    Once you have submitted your assignment, you will receive a confirmation message on screen. You will also receive an email confirmation of your submission.  

    Note: It is recommended to retain the confirmation email as it serves as proof of assignment submission. 

    Submission confirmation.