The Student Assignments tool, often referred to as dropbox, is a space for students to submit work into a folder provided by an instructor.

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Please note: Instructors may place restrictions on the submission forlder such as a establishing a range of dates during which the assignment may be submitted, limiting the number of documents submitted into one folder, or requiring tasks that must be completed before the drop box opens. 


Access Student Assignments

To access Student Assignments, choose Tools in the Course Home Navigation Bar, and then choose Assignments from the drop-down menu

 Assignment nav bar



Once in the Assignment Tool, a list of Folders will appear. Click on the Folder named for the assignment to be submitted. 

 Assignment choice


Add Files to Assignments Folder

Once you have entered the Folder, choose Add a File by clicking on the button.


Assignments upload 


Choose Upload to open a menu of your files or Drag a File to the box outlined with dashes. 

Assignment choose file1


To add a file by choosing it from your documents, click on the File Name and choose Open. 


 Assignment file choice


 If you see your file name under Upload, click on Add


 Assignment Add


Submit Files to Assignments Folder

After you have chosen Add, you will see your file name under Add a File.  You may type a message to the instructor in the Text Box and include a link to a web page if necessary. Choose Submit when you are finished. 

Assignment submit


You will receive a comfirmation screen noting that your submission was successful. 


 Assignment Done


To see if a file is has been properly added to the Assignments Folder, return to the Assignments menu and see there is a number under Submissions next to the Folder Name.  


Assignment check submission