Submitting Native Google Docs in Canvas

How Students Can Submit Native Google Docs in Canvas

If you would like your students to submit a live Google Doc as an assignment submission, which allows you to see work in progress and use Google’s native commenting tools, follow the instructions below.  

First, choose the “Online” assignment submission type, and then choose “Website URL” as the online entry option. 

Student Submission Instructions

  1. Open the Google Doc/Sheet/Slides that you want to submit for your Campus assignment and click the “Share” button. 
  2. Change the sharing settings so that “Anyone with the Link” can comment on the document
  3. Copy the “Share” link
  4. Paste the URL link that you just copied into Canvas as your assignment submission.