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    How to Set Assignment Due Dates

    February 12th, 2021

    Set assignment with only the Due Date

    This procedure assumes that an assignment is already developed and only explains how to set due dates for that assignment.

    Step 1

    Click the Search Icon and type in assignment. Then click the assignment you want to change the due date of and it will take you to the week it is in.

    Step 2

    Click the Pencil Icon to edit the assignment.

    Step 3

    Find the bar to change the due date at the bottom of the screen, right under the assignment description

    a) Due Date: This is when the assignment is due. Submissions will still be allowed after this date, but any assignments submitted after this date are marked as late. To prevent submissions after a certain date - set the assignment cut-off date


    Click on Save and return to course if you are finished with the assignment settings

    Step 4

    Check your work by clicking the Course Dashboard.

    Step 5

    Scroll down to Activities and Resources and click Assignments. Now you can see a list of the assignments and the due dates.

    Set both the Due Date and the Cut off date

    Step 1

    Click the Search Icon and type in assignment. Then click the assignment you want to change the due date of and it will take you to the week it is in.

    Step 2

    Click the Pencil Icon to edit the assignment.

    Step 3

    Set the Due Date

        a) Due Date: This is when the assignment is due. Submissions will still be allowed after this date, but any assignments submitted after this date are marked as late. To prevent submissions after a certain date - set the assignment cut-off date

    Step 4

    Click the Availability settings on the right side of the Assignment Description you'll have more advanced features.

    Step 5

    Set the Cut-off Date

        a) Cut-off date: If set, the assignment will not accept submissions after this date without an extension. 

        b) Allow submissionfrom: If enabled, students will not be able to submit before this date. If disabled, students will be able to start submitting right away.

    Step 6

    Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on Save and return to course.

    Step 7

    Check your work by clicking the Course Dashboard.

    Step 8

    Scroll down to Activities and Resources and click Assignments. Now you can see a list of the assignments and the due dates.




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