Apply a Document Template to a File in Content

Use templates when you Create a File in your course to develop a cohesive look and feel in your course content. Use of templates also provides an Accessibility-friendly experience for all students.

To streamline the process of using templates, we recommend that you first pick your preferred template design to use throughout your course. You can preview all templates in the table below. Once you decide on a specific template design for your course, following the steps to Select a Document Template Style to Use Throughout Your Course.

Note: The Accessibility Checker may alert you of contrast issues for table headers while using some templates. This is a bug with the checker. Simply click ignore if the error comes up when checking accessibility while using the templates for a table header.

To apply a template to a new file in Content:

  1. On the navbar, click Content.
    Content on Nav Bar
  2. On the Table of Contents page, from the Upload/Create button of the module you want to add a new document with an HTML template attached, click Create a File.
  3. Do one of the following:
    • If you have a defined template directory, from the drop-down list, click Select a Document Template.
    • If you do not have a defined template directory, click Browse for a Template. Locate the template you want to use, then click Add.
  4. Customize your topic according to your needs.
  5. Do one of the following:
    1. To publish your topic, click Publish.
    2. To save your topic for further edits, click Save as Draft.

Preview All Templates

Select any of the template previews below to open a new page displaying all of the template options of that style.

Daylight Templates



Daylight Templates Three Column

Geo Purple Templates



Geo Purple Templates Assignment

Purple Notebook Templates


Purple Notebook Templates Assignment

Blue Notebook Templates



Blue Notebook Templates Assignment

Black Teal Lines Templates


Black Teal Lines Templates Assignment

Brown Green Notebook Templates


Brown Green Notebook Templates Assignment

Black Bar Templates



Black Bar Template Assignment

Black Grey Lines Templates


Black Grey Lines Template Assignment

Gold Black Bar Templates



Gold Black Bar Templates Assignment

Lt Blue Rust Notebook Templates


Lt Blue Rust Notebook Templates Assignment

Navy Bar Templates



Navy Bar Templates Assignment

Blue Lines Templates



Blue Lines Templates Assignment

Teal Black Bar Templates



Teal Black Bar Templates Assignment

Orange Brown Lines Templates


Ornage Brown Lines Templates Assignment

Teal Grey On White Templates


Teal Grey On White Templates Assignment

Teal Light Blue Bar Templates


Teal Light Blue Bar Templates Assignment