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

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

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

Delete Folder

In user or group files, click the line item for the folder [1]. Click the Delete icon [2]. Or click the Options 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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