cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

How do I bulk upload files to a course?

How do I bulk upload files to a course?

If you have a lot of files to add to your course, you can bulk upload them.

Notes:

  • You can also bulk upload files by dragging and dropping the files into Canvas from your computer. However, sometimes too many files can cause problems. If you have more than 50 files, try zipping the files and uploading the ZIP file into your course.
  • If you are using Usage Rights, you must set the file usage rights before the files can be published.
  • Canvas does not support file uploads larger than 5 GB.

Open Files

Open Files

In Course Navigation, click the Files link.

Upload Files

Upload Files

Click the Upload button.

Open Files

Open Files

Select the files you want to upload to your course [1].

To select a group of files, hold down the Shift key on your keyboard and click the first and last files in the group.

To select multiple files, hold down the Control (Windows) or Command (Mac) key on your keyboard and click each file.

Click the Open button [2].

View Upload Process

View Upload Process

View the progress bars for the file uploads.

View Files

View Files

View the added files.



If you have a suggestion to improve this guide or find any corrections, please share your feedback


Version history
Revision #:
10 of 10
Last update:
Saturday
Updated by: