How do I submit an assignment to Blackboard?

Students can submit their finished assignment work through the link provided by the instructor.

How to Submit an Assignment

1. Find the link for submissions provided by your instructor. It is commonly found in a content area such as a weekly folder.

2. Click the link to open up the assignment submission window.
3. On the Upload Assignment page, review the instructions, due date, points possible, and download any files provided by your instructor. If your instructor has added a rubric for grading, you can view it.
4. Select Browse My Computer to upload a file from your computer, or drag files from your computer to the "hot spot" in the Attach Files area. If your browser allows, you can also drag a folder of files. The files will upload individually. 
example assignment information screen
5. Select Submit. The Review Submission History page appears with information about your submitted assignment and a success message with a confirmation number. Copy and save this number as proof of your submission. For assignments with multiple attempts, you receive a different number for each submission. You'll also receive an email with your confirmation number and details each time you submit coursework.
example success screen with text at top confirming the submission

Save an Assignment as a Draft and submit later

On the Upload Assignment page, select Save Draft to save your work and continue later. Your text and files are saved on the page. When you return, you can resume working.

  1. Return to your assignment and select the assignment title.
  2. On the Review Submission History page, select Continue.
  3. On the Upload Assignment page, make your changes.
  4. Optionally, type Comments about your submission.
  5. Select Submit. The Review Submission History page appears with information about your submitted assignment.
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