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Course Portal: Upload Your Syllabus

At Penn Law, your course syllabus and documents are distributed through the Course Portal. We recommend uploading a PDF version of your syllabus for student access.

Upload and Update Your Syllabus

You add a document directly on the left-hand menu. You will first need to upload the document then create a link by following the steps below.

If updating your syllabus, use the same file name as the last copy you uploaded.

  1. From the Course Portal homepage, click Manage Site for your course.
    Manage Site
  2. Click the Content tab.
  3. Click the Add/Manage Your Course Content button.
  4. Click Add Files.
  5. Click Browse to navigate to your syllabus, and then click Open.
  6. If updating your syllabus, select the Overwrite existing file check box.
  7. Click Add.

Add Files

  • Click Back to Site Content at the bottom of the page to return to the Site Content home.

Add a Link to Your Syllabus

After uploading your syllabus, you need to create a link to the file on your left-hand menu.

  1. On the Content tab, in the Add/Manage Your Top Level Links section, click Select File/Folder next to Syllabus.

    In the box that appears, click the Select button next to the syllabus file you uploaded.
  2. Your syllabus is automatically linked to the Course Finder. If you would like to omit it, select Omit in the Course Finder Permissions column.
  3. Click Submit to save your changes.

Link to Syllabus

Need to Upload More than a Syllabus?

Visit our guide on Adding Folders, Documents, and Links to learn how to upload your course documents.

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