Add Start and End Dates to a Quiz






In this tutorial, we will go over how to add start and end dates to quizzes through course content and quiz list.  



To add start and end dates via the Course Content:


Note:  Adding start and end dates within the Course Content will automatically add the dates to the calendar.  

  1. Click on Course Content
  2. Click on the Module where the quiz resides
  3. Click on the dropdown arrow to the right of the quiz name
  4. Click on Edit Properties In-place
  5. Click  Add dates and restrictions
  6. To add dates for the quiz, click Add start date... or  Add end date.. (Do not add Due dates also, this can cause issues with your calendar.)
  7. Click on the date to bring up a calendar for start and end date.  (You can type in the date manually.  Don't set your time to 12 midnight.  This is very confusing for students.)
  8. Click on the time to bring up a dropdown list of set times (You can type the time in manually. Remember to add the AM and PM)
  9. Click Update

To add start and end dates via the Quiz List:

  1. Click on Submission Review on the Navbar
  2. Click on Quizzes
  3. Click on the Name of the quiz you would like to add start and end dates
  4. Click on Restrictions
  5. To set a Start Date, click on the checkbox for Has Start Date
  6. Click within the date area to bring up the calendar
  7. Click on the day you wish to set the start date, and the time
  8. To set an End Date, click the checkbox for Has End Date
  9. Click on the day you wish to set the end date, and the time
  10. To have the dates appear in the calendar, click the checkbox next to Display in Calendar
  11. Click on Save and Close (You will see the dates underneath the quiz)


Additional Resources

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