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How do I view course 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 view course files as a student?

Course files include any content uploaded to a course. If your instructor allows you to view the Files link in Course Navigation, you can view the files in your course.

Open Files

Open Files

In Course Navigation, click the Files link.

View Course Files

All published course files can be viewed by all course users [1]. However, some files may restrict access to specific users.

You can preview and download all published files in Course Files.

If you want to see the files for all your courses, click the All My Files link [2].

View Files for All Courses

Canvas displays your User Files page with all available course folders displayed below your user files.

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