How do I delete a file or folder as a student?

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You can delete a file or folder within your personal or group file storage area. Once a file or folder is deleted, it cannot be recovered.

Learn how to locate your user files and group files.

Note: Files that have been submitted as part of an assignment cannot be deleted.

Delete File

  Delete File 

In user or group files, click the line item for the file [1]. Click the Delete icon [2]. Or click the Settings icon [3] and then click the Delete link [4].

Delete Folder

  Delete Folder 

In user or group files, click the line item for the folder [1]. Click the Delete icon [2]. Or click the Settings icon [3] and then click the Delete link [4].

Confirm Deletion

Confirm Deletion

Click the OK button.

View Warning Message

View Warning Message

Files that have been submitted as part of an assignment cannot be deleted.

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