Upload a file to D2L DropBox


was asked to copy and paste a file from my computer to a class 


  • D2L 
  • Dropbox


The Drop tool replaces the need for students to mail, fax, email, or physically deliver assignments to their instructors. Students simply submit (upload) electronic versions of their assignments to the appropriate dropbox folder in the learning environment.


  1. Log into D2L
  2. Click your course to open it
  3. Click Assessments
  4. Click Dropbox 
  5. Click the Folder Name listed Example: Research Paper
  6. Click Add a File
  7. Select My Computer
  8. Either drag and drop your file into the box or click Upload to browse to the file
    Note: The file format has to match what is allowed, eg, .docx, xlsx, pptx


Article ID: 5455
Thu 8/27/20 9:38 AM
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