Moodle: Add files and folders to a course

Instructors can upload many files directly to Moodle courses to share them with students. Files that exceed Moodle's file size limit, will need to be uploaded to OneDrive or similar cloud file storage system and then shared in Moodle.

Before you start, you will need:

  • An Instructor of record or Other editing teacher role in a Bryn Mawr Moodle course.

Add a file

Add a folder

There are two ways to add folders to a Moodle course: compress (zip) a folder on your computer and drag it into the course or create a blank folder in Moodle and upload files to it.

Upload a compressed folder

Create a folder in Moodle and add files

Link to large files on OneDrive

Files that are too large to upload to Moodle directly can be uploaded to OneDrive and linked to Moodle. Follow the instructions below to ensure they are accessible to both Bryn Mawr and Haverford students

Note: We recommend uploading audio and video files to the College's media-streaming service, Panopto, instead for the best user experience. See Panopto: Upload audio or video files; Panopto: Share recordings and Panopto: Collect audiovisual assignments.

Upload file(s) to OneDrive

Get a share link that works for ALL students

Add the OneDrive link to Moodle

Further reading on adding files to a course


If you have any additional questions or problems, don't hesitate to reach out to the Help Desk!

Phone: 610-526-7440 | Library and Help Desk hours
Email: help@brynmawr.eduService catalog
Location: Canaday Library 1st floor