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Submissions Help for Students

Use the guides linked 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 the course, select the name of the folder to begin the submission process.
    • If the Submissions folder is not located in the Content area of the course, select Submissions from the top navigation bar. Then, select the name of the folder to begin the submission process.
  2. Select Add a File.
  3. Select My Computer to upload files from the computer.
  4. Select Upload to browse your computer for files, or drag and drop files into the dotted area.
  5. Note: If files cannot be uploaded, please see the CTL post for troubleshooting tips. If issues continue, contact DePaul's Technology Support Center (TSC).

  6. Once the files have processed, select Add at the bottom of the window.
  7. Note: To delete files during this step, select the X to the right of the file name.

  8. Additional information can be added in the Comments box.
  9. Select Submit at the bottom of the page.
  10. A "File Upload Results" page will load. Review the information, then select Done at the bottom of the page.

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Accessing Submission Folder Feedback

Instructors may leave feedback on Submissions folder submissions in a number of ways, so please check with the instructor to see what kinds of feedback to look for in D2L.

Use these instructions to access Submission folders from Content.

Use these instructions to access Submission folders from the navigation bar.

Submission Folders Located in Content

  1. If the Submission folder is located in the Content area of the course, select the name of the folder to access feedback.
  2. A log of activity in that Submissions folder will appear. Scroll to the "Instructor Feedback" area near the bottom of the page.
  3. To download attached feedback files, select 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 the course, select Submissions from the top navigation bar.
  2. A list of Submissions folders will open with a summary of activity in the folders. 
  3. To view feedback, select 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, select the name of the file.
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NEED HELP? 

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