Click into the tutorial below to learn how to submit file assignments in Moodle.

Note:  Even if your assignment is a picture or screenshot you've taken, best practice is to put it in a Word or other document and save it as a word document or a pdf.  Please see *this article* for help.

Using the white Start Tutorial button will give you interactive practice.  

You can also click Try It at the bottom left of the below tutorial and choose some other ways to learn how to submit an assignment.  If you're still having difficulty, contact your advisor or teacher.  


1. Once you're in your course, scroll down and click into the assignment you want to submit.

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2. Read the instructions, then scroll and click the blue Add submission box.

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3. Be sure to review the Grading Criteria so that you know how your assignment will be graded.

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4. You can click and drag your file into the Add Submission box. Your file name needs both your name and the assignment name. If you click and drag, click to skip to Step 9If you want to upload another way, click on the file.

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5. You can also click the button that looks like a paper to add a submission. It will open the File Picker window.

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6. Click Upload a file

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7. Click Choose file. It will open your Finder (on Mac) or File Explorer (on PC). Double click your file in Finder or File Explorer to attach it.

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8. Scroll down and click Upload this file

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9. Scroll down and click Save changes

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10. Click Comments if you want to make a comment for your teacher to read. If you don't want to add a comment, you can click to skip to Step 13.

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11. Type the comment into the box. This is not required, but you can choose to if you wish.

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12. Click Save comment

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13. Your assignment is now in Draft (not submitted) status. Click Submit assignment. You can also click Edit submission to add another file or Remove submission to start over.

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14. Click Continue to confirm your submission.

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15. Scroll and check that your Submission status is Submitted for grading

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16. You can click back to the home page by using the breadcrumb at the top of the page. That's it. You're done.

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Here's an interactive tutorial

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