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How do I attach a file to a message as a student?

Find your school's Canvas URL

To find your school or institution's Canvas URL, begin typing the name of your school/institution. Results will appear after you type at least 3 characters. For best results be as specific as possible. If you can't find your school, try using any part of your school's name or searching for your school district or state. You may also need to search for the school using the acronym or full name, for example "USU" and "Utah State University".

How do I attach a file to a message as a student?

You can upload supplemental files as part of your Inbox messages.

Note: Attachments appear in your user files in the Conversation Attachments folder and count against the files limit for your account.

Open Inbox

Open Inbox

In Global Navigation, click the Inbox link.

Compose Message

To start a new message, click the Compose icon.

Browse for Attachment

Browse for Attachment

To attach a file, click the Attachment icon.

Select File(s)

Select File(s)

Select the file and click the Open button.

Select Multiple Files

Select Multiple Files

You can upload additional files by clicking the Attachment icon [1].

If you accidentally select the wrong file, click the Delete icon to remove it [2], or click the Attachment icon, or double click the file to select a different file.

When you are finished, click the Send button [3].

View Attachment(s)

View Attachment(s)

The attachments will appear below the message. To view the file, click the link.

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