Loyola Support Documentation

How do students submit an assignment?

Updated Dec 14, 2020

Go to Assignments.

Select Assignments in the site Tool Menu.

Select the title of the assignment.

All assignments in the site will appear in a list on the tool landing page. The following information will be displayed for each assignment:

  1. Assignment Title, or name of the assignment
  2. Status (i.e., Not Started, Assignment submission required, Returned, etc.)
  3. Open Date when the assignment becomes available to students
  4. Due Date, or deadline to turn in the assignment

Select the assignment to submit to by selecting the title of the assignment in the list.

If your instructor has included a link to the assignment in the Lessons tool, you may also access it from this location within the course content.

Enter and/or attach your assignment.

Depending on the assignment settings, you may be allowed to enter your submission in-line and/or attach a file or files.

  1. Enter your submission text into the Assignment Text area using the Rich Text Editor.
  2. Under Attachments, click the Choose File button to browse for an select a file to upload from your computer. (Alternately, you may also click the or select files from 'Home' or site button to select a file you have already uploaded.)

View attached file.

Once you have attached your file, the name of the file, as well as the file size and upload time stamp will be displayed under Attachments.

Tip: You may click Remove to remove the attachment if you selected the wrong file.

Submit your assignment.

When you are ready to turn in your assignment, select the Submit button to complete your assignment submission.

Tip: If you are not yet ready to submit, you may click Preview to preview the submission, or Save Draft to save your submission and submit it later. Click Cancel to exit the assignment without saving or submitting.

Submission confirmation

Once you have submitted your assignment, you will receive a confirmation message on screen. In addition, if you have opted to receive email notifications, you will also receive an email confirmation of your submission.

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