Canvas @ YaleInstructor Guides Canvas @ Yale Tips & TricksHow do I create folders in my course "Files" area?

How do I create folders in my course "Files" area?

By Default, you are given 500 MB of space within your Canvas course. For any reason you feel you need more space, please email canvas@yale.edu and we are happy to assist you.

Open Files

Open Files

In Course Navigation, click the Files link.

Add Folder

Click the "+ Folder" button in the upper right corner of the screen.

Enter Folder Name

Enter Folder Name

Under the files list, a text entry field will appear.  

  • Type in the name of your folder.
  • Click the "Enter" or "Return" key on your keyboard.

Add files

Add files

Your new folder will now appear in your files list.  On this screen, you can drag and drop files into the folder.  

If you would like to learn more about this tool, please consider attending one of our workshops or schedule a one-on-one consultation: