What content can I upload to Course Hero?

Course Hero accepts content—for which you are the copyright owner—that will help other students and educators study and teach.


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.


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


Our system takes approximately 1–3 hours for documents to be processed, accepted, and credited to your Course Hero account.


For more information on uploading, please see the uploader FAQs.