When you assign an assessment, you can add a due date and a start date.

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Due Dates

➡️ General Information

  • Any assessment submitted after the due date will be set to a late submission status in the gradebook.

  • Due dates determine the grading period the scores will appear under within the gradebook.

  • Due date impacts the order of standards performance history in the standards gradebook.

  • Due date also determines whether or not an assessment is included in the report cards being generated based on custom date range or grading period that was selected.

  • Due dates do NOT auto-submit assessments.

  • Due dates do NOT lock the assessment. Students are still able to take assessments passed a due date.

➡️ Setting a Due Date

  • Step 1: Select the assessment you'd like to assign from your drafts list.

  • Step 2: Click the ellipsis to the right of the desired assessment and choose Assign.

  • Step 3: Choose the classes or students that will be taking the assessment.

  • Step 4: Select the calendar to choose the time and date the assessment is due. Be sure to select Apply to set the due date.

  • Step 5: Select Assign to make the assessment available to your students.

➡️ What Do Students See?

  • Students see the due date and time in the assessment list beside the assessment's title and category.

Assign at Later Date

Teachers also have the option to schedule when assessments will be available for students in their assessment list.

➡️ General Information

  • Students do not see a time stamp for a start date; they will just see the assessment appear on their assessment list.

  • A notification will be sent to the student's notification feed on the start date (the notification will not send when you initially assigned the assessment; it will wait for the start date).

  • Students will not be able to see the assessment in their assessment list until the start date.

➡️ Setting a Start Date

  • Step 1: Toggle on Assign at Later Date.

  • Step 2: Choose your desired start date and time and select Apply. The assessment will then appear in the assessment list for students at that time.

❗ For Advanced Assessments Only:

  • If you make any changes to the assessment between the time you assign the assessment and the start date, you will need to unassign the assessment and reassign the newest version. Otherwise, the changes you make will not reflect on the previously assigned version.


  • Can I have a due date and a later start date? Yes! You can schedule an assessment for a later date and also set a due date.

  • What if I need my assessment to appear in a different grading period in my gradebook? Can I change it? Yes! You can edit the assessment details and change the date if needed. This article will outline that process for you.

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