Downloading All Assignment Files

This lesson will demonstrate how to download assignment files to your computer.  The assignment file download feature will download students' submissions into a single .zip file.

Accessing the Grade Center

Image of the Blackboard Control Panel open at the Grade Center heading with the following annotations: 1.Click on Grade Center.2.Select Full Grade Center.

Log into your Blackboard course and go the Control Panel:

  1. Click on Grade Center.
  2. Select Full Grade Center.

Downloading Assignment Files

Click the chevron in the column header of the assignment column and choose Assignment File Download

Selecting Students' Files to Download

You will now see a screen labeled Download Assignment:

  1. Check the boxes next to the names of the students whose submissions you want to download. To select all students on the page, check the checkbox at the top of the page. 
  2. To see all students, click the Show All button at the bottom of the screen.
  3. Select Files: Choose either to download the last attempt file or all attempt files. (This option will only appear if the assignment is set to allow multiple submissions and at least one student has submitted more than one attempt)
  4. When finished, click the Submit button.

Downloading the package to your computer

Image of the Download Assignment screen with a file link outlined with a red circle with an arrow pointing to it.  Instructions indicate to click this link to save the package to your computer.

Blackboard will now inform you that the selected files have been packaged, and you will be provided a link to download the file to your computer.  Click on the link, and your browser will ask you where to save your file.