Submit an Assignment
Many instructors use the Blackboard Assignment tool. This tool is
indicated by a link named "View/Complete Assignment."
Follow the steps below in order to submit an assignment** in Blackboard:
Once in the course site, click on
the name of the assignment that you wish to complete (this can
be located in a folder or other area designated by your
Under the assignment name, click on
View/Complete Assignment: Name of Assignment
to access the Assignment submission area (this will include the
specific Assignment name). Your instructor may have provided you
with specific instructions for submission.
enter a comment in the Comments box (your instructor may also
ask you to copy and paste your assignment in this text box).
To attach your
file, click the Browse button (under Attach local file). This
will allow you to locate and select your file.
Once your file
is selected, click Open.
After you have
attached your file and typed a comment, you have two options:
can click Submit to submit your Assignment to the
can click Save to save your Assignment to send at a later time
(note that the instructor will not receive the file until you
Your instructor may
ask you to save your file in Rich Text Format or "RTF." Follow the instructions below to save a file in Rich Text Format:
instructor may use Assignments called Safe Assignments. These are very
similar to Assignments and are submitted in the same way. The
only difference is that submitted files are scanned for plagiarized
Also, if you were using Blackboard prior to Summer 2010, your
instructor may have asked you to use the Digital Dropbox feature to submit
assignments. The new version of Blackboard no longer uses the Digital Dropbox,