Submit a Canvas Video Assignment by Uploading from Your Computer

Follow these steps to submit a video assignment by uploading a video located on your computer.

  1. Log in to Canvas.
  2. Open your Canvas course.
  3. Open the assignment.
  4. Click “Submit Assignment:”
  5.  Choose the Panopto Library media option in the Rich Content Editor. (If not visible, click the three lined dots to reveal the "plug icon". Follow the purple line below.)

  6. Choose the assignments folder for your course by clicking the dropdown menu:

    The “Quick access” list displays all the assignment folders you’ve accessed recently.
    The “All folders” list displays the assignment folder for each course you’re enrolled in (past or present).
  7. Click “Upload”
  8. Click “Choose video or audio files,” browse your computer’s files, and select your video:
  9. After the video has been uploaded, you'll see a “Processing media” message.
    When the “Insert” button appears, click it to send your video to Canvas:
  10. Type a comment or note to your instructor in the “Comments” box, then click “Submit Assignment:”
    Note: You do not have to wait for the video to be fully processed to submit assignment.
  11. The message “Assignment successfully submitted” will pop up to confirm your submission: