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See the Quick Start Digital Tools for Students page

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(716) 673-3407
W203 Thompson Hall


How do I upload a file to OnCourse?

Step-by-step guide

Choice 1: Browse to locate the file

  1. Login to OnCourse at

  2. Access the course the file should be added to.

  3. Click the "Turn Editing On" button in the top right corner of the screen.

  4. Click the "Add an activity or resource" link in the topic area to add the file to. 

  5. In the pop-up box choose the File button (close to the bottom) and press Add.

  6. Enter in the file name in the "Name" field.

  7. There are two ways to add a file from this page:

    1. Method 1: Click the "Add" button in the Select files area, and browse to find the file.

    2. Method 2: Drag the file from your computer and drop it in the Select Files box where it says "You can drag and rop files here to add them."

  8. Press the "Save and return to course" button.

Choice 2: Drag a file onto the course page

  1. Click the "Turn Editing On" button in the top right corner of the screen.
  2. Open the window that contains your file on your computer.
  3. Drag the file to the desired topic/section. A blue bar will appear while uploading. Once the bar disappears, the file is added.



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