How do I extend an assignment due date for a particular student?

A guide to extending assignment due dates in Canvas.

To extend an assignment due date for a student in Canvas, follow these instructions:

  1. Go to the assignment you would like to extend for the student.
  2. Click Edit. Scroll to the bottom of the page until you see the Assign section.
  3. Click +Add.
    Screenshot of "edit" window in Canvas, with "add" highlighted at the bottom of the window.
  4. In the new area that appears, type in the student's name you wish to extend the assignment for in the Assign to box. Put in the desired due date. Enter when the assignment will be available if you wish to limit their availability to access the assignment. 
    Screenshot of Canvas page with "Assign to" highlighted, which is halfway down the page.
  5. Click Save at the bottom of the page. Now when you look at the assignment, it should show the separate due dates for the class and the particular student. 
    Screenshot of assignment after pressing "save," which shows the different due dates set for the assignment now.

KeywordsGuide Canvas   Doc ID129235
OwnerMatthew M.GroupSchool of Information Sciences
Created2023-06-21 14:07 CDTUpdated2023-07-25 15:22 CDT
SitesUniversity of Illinois School of Information Sciences
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