How do I restrict online submission file types?

Online submission types can be restricted to certain file types.

Open Assignments

Open Assignments

In Course Navigation, click the Assignments link.

Open Assignment

Click the title of the assignment you want to edit.

Edit Assignment

Edit Assignment

Click the Edit button.

Set Submission Type

Set Submission Type

Click the Submission Type drop-down menu and choose Online to create the option for students to upload files.

Allow File Uploads

Allow File Uploads

Click the File Uploads checkbox.

Restrict File Types

Restrict File Types

Click the Restrict Upload File Types checkbox to restrict file types which can be uploaded. You will need to manually enter a list of accepted extensions in the Allowed File Extensions field. Remember, all file types need to be separated by a comma. You can include spaces, caps, and periods in assignment file names.

Turnitin Submission Accepted File Formats

Turnitin accepts the following file formats:

  • Microsoft Word™ (DOC and DOCX)
  • Corel WordPerfect®
  • HTML
  • Adobe PostScript®
  • Plain text (TXT)
  • Rich Text Format (RTF)
  • Portable Document Format (PDF)
  • Hangul (HWP)

Update Assignment

Update Assignment

Click the Update Assignment button.

Student View

Student View

Students will see the permitted file types that can be submitted for the assignment.