Blackboard - Faculty - Uploading Files to Blackboard

Blackboard contains many features to add content to courses, this tutorial will illustrate how to upload a file to a Blackboard course. 


  • Login to the Blackboard course you wish to upload content into
  • Locate the content area of the course where you wish the file to be posted
  • On the build toolbar, select Build Content and File

The build content toolbar with File highlighted

  • Enter a name for the file that will appear to the students and select Browse My Computer
  • Locate the file you wish to upload (similar to how you would attach a file to an email) 
  • Click Submit

The upload screen with name, browse my computer and submit highlighted in red


  • For support with this process, please contact the IT service desk by email at or by phone at 705-748-1010


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Last updated

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 11:34