Learn@Illinois Moodle - Extending Deadlines or Time Limits for Activities
Adding student overrides can be useful for instructors who need to provide individual students with different permissions within a quiz. For example, some students may require extra time or may need additional attempts.
Note: User overrides are available for quizzes, lessons, and assignments.
To add a student override to a quiz:
- Select the quiz, lesson, or activity that needs to be changed.
- In the Administration block under “Quiz administration” click User overrides.
- Click Add user override.
- Choose a student.
- Using the options below, change the due date, allow more time, allow
more attempts, and/or require a password (depending on the needs of the
Note: Options will vary between the activities.
- Click Save.
For more information about overrides: