Blackboard - File Too Large to Upload


If you have reached this page, it means you have tried to upload a file (usually a video) that is too large for Blackboard. Please continue on in this article for a resolution.


  • I can’t upload a file
  • My file/video is too large for Blackboard
  • How do I submit a video for an assignment?


  • Blackboard Learn (Ultra Course View)

User Role

  • Student
  • Faculty


  • File upload to Blackboard Larger than 250 MB.


Students - Submitting Videos for an Assignment

Video submissions must be uploaded into Blackboard using Kaltura, the university's video platform. Please click this link for step-by-step instructions: How to Submit a Video For An Assignment or Discussion Board (Kaltura)

Converting Voiceover PowerPoints to Video

  • Sometimes your video will start it’s life as a PowerPoint file with audio voiceovers. To convert an existing Voiceover PowerPoint to a video, follow this guide: Office: Turn Your Presentation Into a Video
  • The resulting video can be uploaded to Kaltura using the steps above.
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