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Post the Course Syllabus


Students will look for your syllabus at the Course Syllabus button posted at the top of your course. Teachers may opt to post a link to a file, pasting a link from a Google Doc, or copy and paste the contents of your syllabus right into the custom field.image.png

This Guide will Help You to:

  • Locate the Course Syllabus field for updating.
  • Post your syllabus in the Course Syllabus field. 


  1. From your course, Turn Editing On. 
  2. From Course Administration, click Settings.


3. Scroll down to Other fields-Course Syllabus.


4. Replace the instructions with wording regarding your course syllabus.

5. If you choose to link a file OR paste a link to a Google Doc,

6. Select the text for the syllabus.

7. On the Text editor toolbar, find the link tool. (Different editors have the link tool in various places)


8. Choose your file and click Upload this file.


9. Lastly, set the Target to open in a new window and click Insert.

10. Save and Display your syllabus link.


If you linked your syllabus, students will see this when the click on the button:

If you copy and paste your syllabus AND make revisions, students will see something like this:


Seek Further Assistance

For additional assistance please contact, Clarkson OIT Help Desk;

Call: 315-268-HELP (x4357)