Delete All Content from a Course

You should only do this when the wrong content or duplicate content has been imported into your course. 

If you have any Third-Party Integrations that are graded, such as Techsmith Relay videos, publisher content, etc. view How to Remove Third-Party Integration Content and the Associated Grade Items first.

You will need to navigate to these areas and delete content:

  • Content
  • Activities
  • Attendance
  • Discussions and Groups
  • Quizzes
  • Question Library
  • Grades
  • Announcements
  • Calendar
  • Manage Files


  1. Go to Content. Click on Table of Contents in the left navigation.
  2. Use the dropdown next to the Table of Contents header at the top of the page and select Delete All Modules.Table of Contents dropdown menu with
  3. Select Permanently delete all modules, topics, and all associated files and activities from the course.Delete All Modules menu with
  4. Click Delete.


  1. Go to Course Activities in the navbar and visit each item (Assignments, Attendance, and Quizzes) and delete all items in each.

Discussions and Groups

  1. Go to Collaboration in the navbar and select each item (Discussions, Chat, Groups, and WebEx) and delete all items in each.

Question Library

  1. Go to Course Activities > Quizzes > Question Library.
  2. Select all checkboxes and click Delete.Question library.


  1. Go to Grades > Manage Grades.
  2. Click More Actions and select Delete.Image shows more actions button on Manage Grades page.
  3. Select all checkboxes and click Delete.
NOTE: If an item cannot be deleted, check the Association column on the Manage Grades page to see which activity the grade item is associated with. Once the association is broken by removing the grade item from the activity, the item can be deleted.


  1. From the course home page, click on Announcements.Announcements on main course page.
  2. Select all items by checking the "Select All" box next to the Delete icon.List of announcements.
    NOTE: Only non-global items will be selected and deleted.
  3. Click Delete.


  1. Verify that the calendar has no remaining "ghost" entries. (If calendar entries still exist, please contact LSC-Online by clicking VTAC Support on the navbar and selecting the VTAC Chat link.)

Manage Files

  1. Go to Course Management > Course Admin > Manage Files.
  2. Select All.
  3. Click the trashcan icon to delete all remaining files.