How do I set Availability Dates

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

Setting availability dates for a Quiz

1. Click on the name of the assignment.

2. Click on “Edit”.

Click on edit from the assignment
select the date and times applicable for availability.

3. Scroll down until you see “available from”

4. Select the date and times applicable.

5. Click Save

Setting availability dates for a Quiz

1. Click on the name of the Quiz.

2. Click “Edit”.

click edit.

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

4. Select the date and times applicable.

add 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"

click gear icon to edit the module
check the lock until option, add the date/time, then click update module.

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: