How do I convert my PowerPoint Presentation to PDF

How do I convert my PowerPoint Presentation to PDF

Students have access to Google Apps for UCLA with their UCLA logon. You can store files, but also utilize their Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Google Slides to access existing files you have (such as Word, Excel, and Powerpoint). This write up will show you how to convert your Powerpoint into a PDF using Google slides. Some formatting may change when you open your Powerpoint in Google Slides, but it is applicable to most file types that you are able to save on your computer.

  1. Save your PowerPoint presentation
  2. Go to
  3. Click on the Go to Google Drive button
    The front page of Google Drive
  4. Enter your UCLA logon followed by as your Email or phone
    Signing in with your logon
  5. Log in with your UCLA logon
The UCLA logon screen for will look very similar to the UCLA logon screen for CCLE
  1. Click on the + New button in the upper left-hand corner
  2. Select File Upload
    Students will want to add a new Google Doc
  3. Locate your Powerpoint file
  4. When your Powerpoint, open it (you may have to refresh your window to see it listed in the Quick Access)
  5. Click on the orange Open with Google Slides button at the top
    The first window is a review of your file, so you will need to open your file
  6. A new window will load with your Powerpoint slides now in Google Slides
  7. Click on the File tab at the top and hover over Download, and finally PDF Document (.pdf)
  8. Save the PDF to your computer


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