Canvas@Illinois , How to Extend Time for Assignments

This tutorial covers how to modify due dates on an assignment for individual students in Canvas.

Extended Time on Assignments

If you have received an accommodation request from a student to provide them with extended time on an assignment, the steps below will take you through the process to provide that accommodation.

    1. Go to your assignment within Canvas, and click Edit.
Edit button highlighted
    1. Scroll down to the section titled Assign. If you have already selected a due date, it should appear in the Due field. The Assign to field has a default value of Everyone.
assign section
    1. Click the +Add button just below the Assign fields.
assign section with +Add button highlighted
    1. Click in the new "Assign to" field that appears, and select the student or students who need additional time.
assign section with Assign To field highlighted
    1. Set the extended deadline dates for the student. When you do so, "Everyone" in the first Assign To field will change to "Everyone Else". Make sure that if you have set Available from and Until dates in the initial assignment settings that you modify the Until field to allow the student access up until their extended due date.
assign section with everyone changed to everyone else and with a separate, extended deadline for a single student

Keywordsaccessible, accessibility, assessments, extra, accommodations   Doc ID115002
OwnerGaby V.GroupUniversity of Illinois Technology Services
Created2021-11-29 10:29:05Updated2023-08-04 11:45:23
SitesUniversity of Illinois Technology Services
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