Moodle Dropbox


Moodle Dropbox integration means you can work more efficiently from anywhere you want. Files and reports can be easily uploaded and submitted from Moodle to Dropbox. Get full and instant access to your Dropbox account from Moodle! Moodle Mobile Apps. The question is often get asked if there is a mobile app available for our LMS which is provided by Open LMS and runs on Moodle. Having said that, there are two apps you can use: Moodle App; Open LMS (Google Play – Android) or Open LMS (App Store – Apple iOS).

What Is Moodle Dropbox

Moodle has an Assignment Tool which allows for students to download/view the assignment in Moodle, as well as upload their assignment file into Moodle to be graded.

How to use Dropbox as a Moodle file repository - eLearning Themes

Make sure editing is turned on by clicking Turn Editing On in the top right corner.


Click on Add an Activity or Resource under the Topic/Section you wish to place the Assignment Dropbox.

Under Activities, click on Assignment.

Click Add at the bottom.

Give a title to your assignment by typing in the Assignment Name field. A description of your assignment is required. You can type in the details of your assignment in the Description field. If you wish, you may also upload a file for students to download with further instructions. Under Additional Files search for your file and add or drag and drop the file here.

Set the dates of your assignment. Allow Submissions From is the start date of your assignment. Due Date is the date that the assignment is due. Cut-off Date is the date that you will no longer allow students to submit their assignment. Any assignments submitted between the due date and the cut-off date will be marked as late. NOTE: you are not required to have a due date or a cut-off date.

The remaining options are typically left as the default settings, but you may go in and change these if you wish. For example, if you would like students to upload more than one file you can alter the number as required.

Once you are done with all the settings you can click Save and Return to Course at the bottom.

Dear Students,

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Summer 1 classes will begin on Monday, May 10, Be sure to access your course orientation prior to this date as you will need to pass the orientation quiz with an 80%.

Please read the below for additional information regarding your courses and also the attached if you are having problems logging into Moodle.

- Be sure you are registered for your courses in Webservices. You should only access the courses you are on the official roster for. If your courses were dropped from Moodle, it could mean you were voided from the roster or the class was canceled. You can check Webservices for the status.


-Check your Moodle page for your Zoom links. Most Professors post the link rather than send it via email. Please reach out directly to your Professor if you are having difficulties finding the Zoom link for classes. The Directory is located on our webpage at

-Be sure to take the Orientation in each registered course on Moodle. You must pass the orientation quiz with a minimum of 80% before the class material opens up for you.

-If you are having trouble gaining access to Moodle, email [email protected] or [email protected] to reset


-If you have a class day and time associated with your course, please attend all Zoom sessions.

I do hope this answers some of your questions. Have a great semester.


Dr. Leigh Bello-de Castro

Associate Dean, West Essex Campus and Online Education

How To Create An Assignment Submission Dropbox In Moodle

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