OneDrive in Canvas for Students

Students may need to view or turn in Canvas files in Clemson Microsoft OneDrive. This article will cover:

  • Viewing your Instructor’s OneDrive file for the first time
  • OneDrive File Sharing Settings
  • Uploading your OneDrive document into Canvas

VIEWING YOUR INSTRUCTOR'S ONEDRIVE FILE FOR THE FIRST TIME

The first time your instructor shares a OneDrive file with you, you may need to log in to your OneDrive to see the file.

Here is a sample of a file you might see in Canvas.  Click on it to open it in OneDrive.

Red arrow to linked file

If you are already logged in to Clemson OneDrive, the file will open.  If you have not or are not logged in to OneDrive, it may ask you to log in.  Put in your username @clemson.edu (no “g”).  Click Next.

Microsoft 365 Sign in

Once you click Next, you will see a second sign in screen with your username@clemson.edu.  Fill in your Password. And click Sign in.

Microsoft 365 password


Now you should see the file.

 

HOW TO SET THE SHARE OPTION IN ONEDRIVE FOR A FILE YOU NEED TO UPLOAD IN CANVAS

Log in to your OneDrive.

Navigate to the file you want to turn in as a Canvas Assignment. Click beside it to select it. Click on Share. Click on People you specify can edit.

Share a file in OneDrive

Now click on People in Clemson University with the link. And click Apply.  (This is the recommended option.  But it is not the only option. You may click here for an article on the other options.)

People in Clemson University with the link has a red box around it, red arrow to Apply

 

CANVAS: HOW TO TURN IN A ONEDRIVE DOCUMENT TO AN INSTRUCTOR IN CANVAS

Click on the module where you want to share a OneDrive document.  In this case it will be an Assignment.

Canvas Assignment

Click on  Tools, One Drive (or View All, then One Drive).  Or Apps (Power Plug icon) then select One Drive. The first time you do this, you may need to add the One Drive app. You may need to log in to One Drive with your Clemson user name and password (as in the previous step).

Red arrows to One Drive App and Apps icon

Once you open and log in to One Drive, you will see a list of your OneDrive files and folders.

List of files in OneDrive

Navigate to the file you would like to turn in. (You should have previously shared it. If you did not your professor may not be able to see it.) Select it and click on Attach File.

Selected file in OneDrive with Blue Attach file button

You will see your file name in the Text Entry box. Click Submit Assignment.

Selected file appears in text entry box

You will get a notification that it has been submitted.

Notification that assignment was submited

For more information about using OneDrive in Canvas at Clemson, see this post:

https://blogs.clemson.edu/online/onedrivelti/

 

If you have more questions, email ITHELP@clemson.edu or call 864-656-3494.

 

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