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Importing Course Content from MyCourses to Canvas

It’s easy to import content from MyCourses to Canvas.
First navigate to MyCourses to download a zipped file of the files you would like to import.

  • Select a course from the dropdown course list.
  • From the "Build" tab, select the File Manager from the left-hand sidebar.
  • Select the files you wish to export.
  • Scroll down to the bottom of page and click the Zip button.
  • Download the zipped file to your computer.

Then navigate to Canvas to upload the zipped file from your computer.

  • Select a course from the dropdown menu.
  • There are two ways you can upload your zipped file to Canvas.
    1. Select Settings from the left-hand sidebar and then click the Import Content into this Course button. Select whether you will import quizzes or files.
    2. Select Files from the left-hand sidebar and then select the import icon.
  • Choose the zipped file from your computer.
  • Select where in your course files you want to store the course content.
  • Click the Upload File button.

Note that it may take a while to upload your file. When you’re finished, your content will appear under Files for that course.

Click here to learn more about managing course files.