Nexus Assignments (Student Instructions)

There are 3 primary types of assignments in Nexus:
Online Text Assignments
Submitting a File
Offline Assignments

Online Text Assignments:

  1. Click on the Assignment link.
  2. Read the directions given by your instructor.
  3. Click the Add Submission button.

photo of Add Submission button

  1. In the Submission text box, type the text requested by the directions. You are strongly encouraged to type all Online Assignments in a word processor and then copy and paste your response into Nexus.

photo of Submission Text Body

  1. Finally, click the Save Changes button at the boom of the Submissions page.



Submitting a file:

  1. Click on the Assignment link.
  2. Read the directions given by your instructor. Be sure to pay attention to instructions for what type of file the instructor is requesting and what the file should be named.
  3. Click on the File icon and locate the file you wish to upload for the assignment. 
  4. Click on the Choose a file button and select the file you wish to upload in the File Picker window.
  5. Click on Upload this file.
  6. Click on the Save changes button.

Note: You may also drag and drop files into the window.


Offline assignments:

An Offline Assignment looks similar to the other types but you will not need to submit a file or type text into Nexus. An Offline Assignment is just a set of directions given by your instructor for you to complete outside of Nexus.

  1. Click on the Assignments link using one of the methods described above.
  2. Read the directions given by your instructor.
  3. Complete the assignment as given.

If you are having difficulty or you have unanswered questions, please contact the Help Desk through the ITS Service Catalog or call (518) 388-6400.

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Nexus is a learning management system (LMS) that gives both students and their professors an online platform to post assignments, download relevant coursework, have class discussions, and much more.