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Submissions Help for Students

Click the links below for detailed instructions on how to use the Submissions folders in D2L.

Uploading Files to a Submissions Folder

Accessing Submissions Folder Feedback

Uploading Files to a Submissions Folder

  1. Navigate to the Submissions folder in the course. 
    • If the Submission folder is located in the Content area of your course, click on the name of the folder to begin the submission process.
    • If the Submissions folder is not located in the Content area of your course, choose Submissions from the top navigation bar. Then, click on the name of the folder to being the submission process.
  2. Click the Add a File button.
  3. Choose My Computer to upload files from your computer.
  4. Click the Upload button to browse your computer for files, or drag and drop files into the dotted area.
  5. NOTE: If you are unable to upload your files, please see this post for troubleshooting tips. If you continue to have issues uploading your files, you can contact DePaul's Technology Support Center (TSC).

  6. Once the files have processed, click the Add button at the bottom of the window.
  7. NOTE: If you would like to delete files during this step, click the X to the right of the file name.

  8. You may add additional information in the Comments box.
  9. Click Submit at the bottom of the page.
  10. A File Upload Results page will load. Review the information, then click Done at the bottom of the page.

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Accessing Submission Folder Feedback

These instructions will help you to locate where instructor feedback is located in Submissions folders. If you access Submissions folders from the Content area of your course, use these instructions. If you access Submissions folders from the navigation bar on your course, use these instructions.

Instructors may leave feedback on Submissions folder submissions in a number of ways, so please check with your instructor to see what kinds of feedback you should be looking for in D2L.

Submission Folders Located in Content

  1. If the Submission folder is located in the Content area of your course, click on the name of the folder to access your feedback.
  2. You will see a log of your activity in that Submissions folder. Scroll to Instructor Feedback area near the bottom of the page.
  3. To download attached feedback files, click on the name of the file.
  4. Points grades will be displayed in the bottom right corner of the page, within the Activity Details section. 

Submissions Folders Not Located in Content

  1. If the Submissions folder is not located in the Content area of your course, choose Submissions from the top navigation bar.
  2. You will see a list of Submissions folders, and a summary of your activity in the folders. 
  3. To view feedback, click View in the "Feedback" column.
  4. Scroll to the Feedback area at the bottom of the page for details.
  5. Points grades will be displayed in the Score area.
  6. To download attached feedback files, click on the name of the file.

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NEED HELP? 

Students can contact DePaul's Technology Support Center (TSC) if they need help using Submissions folders in their D2L courses. Students can email (tsc@depaul.edu) or call 312-362-8765 the TSC .

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