How do I set Display Dates?

If you would like to prevent the students from seeing content prior to the week or day class is, you can set display dates for each item within Canvas.

If you want to set display dates for an Assignment:

1. Click on the name of the assignment.

2. Click on “Edit”.

3. Scroll down until you see “available from”

4. Select the date and times applicable.

5. Click Save

If you want to lock a Module from a Student:

1. Click the gear icon to edit the Module.

2. Check “Lock until”

3. Select the date and time applicable.

4. Click “Update Module"

If you want to set display dates for a Quiz:

1. Click on the name of the Quiz.

2. Click “Edit”.

3. Scroll down until you see “Available from”.

4. Select the date and times applicable.

5. Click Save

More informatin on due dates and availability dates can be found in here:

Due Dates versus Display Dates

Check out the vendor the vendor guides located here.

If you would like to learn more about this tool, please consider attending one of our workshops or schedule a one-on-one consultation: