D2L: Start Date, Due Date, and End Date

Question: How do the parameters "Start Date, Due Date, and End Date" work in the D2L Assignments tool?

  • It is important to know the distinctions between Start Date, Due Date, and End Date.

Answer: It is dependent on which parameters are set and the dates assigned to them.

  • The availability of the coursework is directly dependent on which of the three parameters assigned to the coursework and the dates set for those parameters.

Assignments with only a Start Date

  • The assignment is available to students after the Start Date.
  • An assignment with a Start Date sets the suggested time period when submissions will be accepted.
  • Students will have access to the assignment until the D2L course closes.
  • Assessments > Assignments/Dropbox:  No date displays in the Due Date column.

Assignments with only a Due Date

  • Students will have access to the assignment until the D2L course closes.
  • The Due Date is a suggested time period for when submissions will be accepted.
  • Students can submit an assignment after the Due Date, however, any files that are submitted after the Due Date will be flagged as late.
  • Assessments > Assignments/Dropbox:  Due Date displays in the Due Date column.

 Assignments with only an End Date

  • The assignment is available to students before the End Date.
  • An assignment with an End date sets the definitive time period during which submissions will be accepted.
  • Students won't able to submit the assignment after the End Date.
  • Assessments > Assignments/Dropbox:  End Date displays in the Due Date column.

 Assignments with only a Start Date and Due Date

  • The assignment is available to students after the Start Date and until the D2L course closes.
  • An assignment with a Start Date and the Due Date sets the suggested time period when submissions will be accepted.
  • Students can submit an assignment after the Due Date, however, any files that are submitted after the Due Date will be flagged as late.
  • Assessments > Assignments/Dropbox:  Due Date displays in the Due Date column.

Assignments with only a Start Date and End Date

  • The assignment is available to students after the Start Date and before the End Date.
  • An assignment with a Start Date and an End Date sets the definitive time period during which submissions will be accepted.
  • Students won't able to submit the assignment after the End Date.
  • Assessments > Assignments/Dropbox:  End Date displays in the Due Date column.

Assignments with only a Due Date and End Date

  • The assignment is available to students before the End Date.
  • An assignment with a Due Date and an End Date sets the expected time period during which submissions will be accepted.
  • Students can submit an assignment after the Due Date, however, any files submitted after the Due Date but before the End Date, will be flagged as late.
  • Students won't able to submit the assignment after the End Date.
  • Assessments > Assignments/Dropbox:  Due Date displays in the Due Date column.

Assignments with a Start Date, Due Date, and End Date

  • The assignment is available to students after the Start Date and before the End Date.
  • An assignment with a Due Date and an End Date sets the expected time period during which submissions will be accepted.
  • Students can submit an assignment after the Due Date, however, any files submitted after the Due Date but before the End Date, will be flagged as late.
  • Students won't able to submit the assignment after the End Date.
  • Assessments > Assignments/Dropbox:  Due Date displays in the Due Date column.
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Article ID: 132425
Created
Thu 5/13/21 7:05 PM
Modified
Fri 5/14/21 9:56 AM