What documents can I upload to Course Hero?

Course Hero was created to help students learn more effectively, so documents that are helpful to the studying process are exactly what should be uploaded!

Specific requirements for each document:

  • It must be tagged to the correct course at the correct school.
  • It must contain useful information and should be a full page or longer.
  • It should have a descriptive and helpful title.
  • It cannot be separated into multiple documents.
  • It cannot already exist on Course Hero.
  • It cannot be a photograph.
  • It must be correctly classified as one of the following types:
    • Notes
    • Test prep
    • Homework help
    • Essay
    • Lab report

As a contributor to Course Hero, you are representing that: (1) you own the copyrights covering the files to be uploaded or have express permission from the copyright owners to upload those files; (2) your uploading of the files you have selected will not violate any law, regulation, or ethics code; and (3) uploading the files will not violate Course Hero's Terms of Use.

Our system takes approximately 1–3 hours (but can take up to 24 hours) for documents to be processed, accepted, and credited to your Course Hero account.