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How do I convert my assignments to a PDF?

No matter what program you're using, convert your work into a PDF before submitting.

Our evaluation team requires that you submit your assignments as PDF files. This protects their computers and ensures they can view your submission.

Convert a Word Document

1. Click on “File” at the top left of the screen.

Microsoft - File-1

2. Scroll down and select "Save As."

Microsoft - Save As

3. Beneath the title of the document, you should see "Word Document" indicating the current format. Click the drop-down and select "PDF."

Microsoft - Save As Word-1

Microsoft - Save As PDF-1

4. Note where the file is being saved (a folder, desktop, downloads, etc.), then click “Save” in the bottom right corner.

Microsoft - Save

Convert a PowerPoint

1. Click on “File” at the top left of the screen.

PowerPoint - File

2. Scroll down and select "Save As."

PowerPoint - Save As

3. Beneath the title of the document you should see “PowerPoint Presentation” indicating the current format. Click the drop-down and select "PDF."

PowerPoint - Save as PPT

PowerPoint - Save as PDF

4. Note where the file is being saved (a folder, desktop, downloads, etc.), then click “Save” in the bottom right corner.

PowerPoint - Save

Converting Google Docs to a PDF

1. Click on “File” in the top left corner of the screen (not to be confused with the File for your web browser if you are working on a Mac).

Google Docs - File

2. Scroll down and select “Download as." This will bring up a variety of options to the right.

Google Docs - Download As

3. Select "PDF Document (.pdf)."

Google Docs - Save as PDF

4. A PDF copy of your work will be saved to your computer and can be found in the “Downloads” area on your computer.

Google Docs - Saved Download

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