Extend a Submission Deadline in an Assignment for a Group

Extending a submission deadline for a group may be helpful if you are linking courses together and are using groups. Some instructors may want to extend a submission deadline for one class or group of students because the class is held on a different day and time than the primary course for which the assignment is linked to.

1.) In the top-left side of the header, click the green pencil icon to turn editing on

An image showing how to turn editing on, with the settings gear labeled 1 and the turn editing on labeled 2.

2.) Click the assignment name

An example assignment, with the assignment name circled.

3.) Beside the assignment name, click on the gear icon (1) and click 'Group overrides' (2)

An example of the settings menu expanded, with the gear icon labeled 1 and group override labeled 2.

4.) Click 'Add group override'

An image of the add group override circled.

5.) Select the appropriate override options

An image of options labeled with the corresponding numbers for instructions below the picture. 1 is overridge group; 2 is allow submissions from; 3 is due date; 4 is cut-off date; and 5 is save.

  1. Override group: Choose the group from the drop-down menu.
  2. Allow submissions from: Check the box beside 'Enable' and choose the appropriate date that the assignment will open for submissions.
  3. Due date: Check the box beside 'Enable' and choose the appropriate due date.
  4. Cut-off date: Check the box beside 'Enable' and choose the appropriate cut-off date. Choosing a cut-off date allows students to submit an assignment late. The cut-off date and time is the deadline for a late assignment submission. Students will not be allowed to submit an assignment after the cut-off date.
  5. Click 'Save'.


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