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How do I create a folder in Files 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 create a folder in Files as a student?

You can add folders in both user and group files. Folders can be used to organize your files.

Learn how to locate your user files and group files.

Add Folder

Click the Add Folder button.

Name Folder

Type the name of the folder in Name field [1]. To save the name of the folder, press the Return (Mac) or Enter (PC) key or click the Check button [2]. To return to the previous title, click the Cancel button [3].

View Folder

Your folder will appear in both panes of the Files view. You can organize your files on Canvas by moving them to folders.

Delete Folder

Delete Folder

To delete a folder, click the line item for the folder [1] and then click the Delete icon [2]. Or click the Options icon [3] and then click the Delete link [4].

Note: Deleting a folder will also delete all files in that folder.

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