Did you know you can add documents to Brightspace using OneDrive? As members of DeSales University, everyone has access to Office 365 which includes OneDrive.  

OneDrive is a virtual storage location that is accessible from anywhere with an internet connection.  

Using files that are saved in OneDrive in Brightspace is an easy process. 

As a student, you can upload an assignment submission from OneDrive. The process to upload the file is: 

  1. Ensure the file you want to use is saved in OneDrive. 
  1. Log into Brightspace 
  1. Go to your course 
  1. Go to the assignment that you are submitting to 
  1. Under Submission, click on “Choose Existing” 
  1. Click on “OneDrive Files” 
    • You may be prompted to sign in with your OneDrive account if you haven’t used the integration before. This will only happen the first time you sign in or if you accidentally sign out. 
  1. Choose the file you are submitting 
  1. Click “Add” 
  1. Click “Submit” 

You assignment will now be submitted from OneDrive. 

As an instructor, you can upload documents into the content area. The process to upload the file is: 

  1. Ensure the file you want to use is saved in OneDrive 
  1. Log into Brightspace 
  1. Go to you course 
  1. Go to “Content” 
  1. Go to the module where you want to upload the document 
  1. Click on “Upload/Create” 
  1. Click on “Upload File” 
  1. Click on “OneDrive Files” 
    • You may be prompted to sign in with your OneDrive account if you haven’t used the integration before. This will only happen the first time you sign in or if you accidentally sign out. 
  1. Choose the file you are submitting 
  1. Click “Add” 
  1. Click “Submit” 

The file will now be added to your content area from OneDrive.