Assignments - Uploading a File

Acceptable file formats are:  .doc, .docx, .rtf, .txt, .xlsm, .xlsx, .pptx, .pptm, .pdf, .jpg, .png, .bmp, .mp3, .mp4

  • instructors may require a specific file format, example pdf; if this is the case, then you won't be able to upload any other file format
  • maximum file size is: 100 MB (this may be lower depending on what your instructor has set)

Upload Your Assignment File(s)

  1. To start, click on the Assignment title
  2. The assignment details will display with directions and submission status
  3. Click the Add Submission button when you are ready to upload your assignment file

Assignment file upload step 1

  1. To add a file, you can click on the Add File icon Add File icon or you can drag your file into the box provided (if you need help, please contact the COTROnline Help Desk - contact information is below)

  Assignment file upload step 2

  1. The file will display as an icon if it has been successfully added
  2. When you are happy, click Save Changes

Assignment file upload step 3

  1. Submission Status will show a Draft submission
  2. To change the file, click Edit Submission; to submit the file for grading, click Submit Assignment (Note, once you click Submit Assignment, you can not make changes)

Assignment file upload step 4

  1. Some assignments require an acknowledgement that the work submitted is your own.  To submit your assignment for marking, you must tick the box, if you wish to change your file, click Cancel - this will revert your submission to draft, so you can change your assignment submission.
  2. Once the ownership statement has been ticked, click the Continue button
  3. Assignment file upload step 5

  1. The assignment Submission Status will now show Submitted for Grading with a Last Modified date showing when you submitted the assignment and the attached file(s)

 Assignment file upload step 6


If you have problems at any point in the assignment submission process, please contact the COTROnline Help Desk (contact information and hours are below)




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Last modified: Tuesday, 23 August 2022, 4:19 PM