Canvas - How to Upload Video

Upload videos into your course in Canvas

Login to Canvas

  • Browse to
  • Login using your NetID

Upload media from your desktop

  • Choose "Account" from your Global Navigation
  • Choose "My Media"
  • Choose "Add New > Media Upload "
  • Choose the "Choose a file to upload" button
    You should see a progress bar. You can change the name of the video and add a description and tags now if you like.
  • Read and agree to the terms of services checkbox. 
  • Choose Save
  • Select the "go to my media" button. 
Depending on how long you video is it might take a few minutes to process. After processing it should be available to insert into your course.