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Upload a Syllabus

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Last modified: September 8, 2023

UAS requires that every course site have a syllabus posted to your Syllabus page in Blackboard by the first day of class.

Step-by-Step Instructions

Prepare your syllabus

First have the syllabus prepared using a word processing program such as Microsoft Word.  We have guidance and sample templates available here!

Save the syllabus on your computer.  Convert the syllabus to a PDF file for best viewing. If you need an example, download our accessible syllabus model above and adapt it to your needs.

Find the syllabus link in your course

On the left side of the course site is the Course Menu.  The default course menu has a tool called "UAS Syllabus".  Click on the link "UAS Syllabus".

the UAS Syllabus link in the Blackboard menu

Upload your syllabus

Click the "Choose File" button and find the syllabus file on your computer. Choose the syllabus, click "Open", and save your changes.

the display that allows instructors to choose a syllabus to add to their Blackboard course

The Syllabus can now be downloaded by students.

Updating a Syllabus

If you ever need to update your syllabus - click on the "Update Syllabus" link near the top of the displayed syllabus.

an arrow points to the syllabus update link