How do I submit a cloud assignment with Microsoft Office 365?

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If your instructor creates a cloud assignment with a Microsoft OneDrive file, you can open the assignment, edit the document directly, and submit your changes as your assignment submission.

When you open the assignment, Office 365 will create a copy of the file as your submission. You can open the document and make changes per the assignment instructions. When you are ready to submit the assignment, return to the Canvas assignment page and submit the assignment. The copied document is also added to your OneDrive folder for the course.

Cloud assignments are treated the same way as any other type of assignment submission. When you submit your assignment, your instructor will view the assignment exactly as it is when you click the Submit button. Even though cloud assignments can still be modified in the assignment page, any changes you make to the assignment after the submission cannot be viewed by your instructor unless you submit the assignment again as a resubmission.

Open Assignments

Open Assignment

In Course Navigation, click the Assignments link.

Open Assignment

Open Assignment

Click the name of the assignment.

Open Assignment in OneDrive

  Open Assignment in OneDrive 

View the assignment in the assignment page [1].

To complete the assignment, click the Open button [2].

Edit in Word

  Edit in Word 

In a new window, view the assignment in Microsoft Word online [1]. Make edits directly to the document as necessary to complete the assignment. Word will periodically save your changes [2].

Submit Assignment

Submit Assignment

When you are ready to submit the assignment, close the Word Online window. In the assignment page, click the Submit button.

Confirm Submission

Confirm Submission

Confirm your assignment was submitted. Click the Finished button.

If you need to make changes, you can edit the assignment again and submit the assignment as a re-submission.

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