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1. ASSIGNMENT ACCOMMODATIONS

Ideally, assignment accommodations should be set before the assignment is available to students.

Edit Assignment Settings

Edit the assignment settings by clicking "Edit." 

Scroll down to the "Assign" section, which will be near the bottom of the page. At the very bottom of the "Assign to" section, click "+Add."

  • IMPORTANT: Be sure not to delete the original "Everyone" setting – that setting needs to remain as-is in order for the other students' assignments to show up in the grade book.

Set New Due Dates

In the new box that appears, select the student who needs accommodations, then set their unique "Due", "Available from", and "Until" dates. Note that the original due date assignment will have changed from "Everyone" to "Everyone Else." 

  • IMPORTANT: For TurnItIn assignments, leave Available from and Until blank. Students may have errors submitting if these fields are filled out for a TurnItIn assignment. For additional help with TurnItIn settings, please visit Turnitin Settings in Canvas.

Save Changes

Click the Save button.


For more information on quiz accommodations, please visit the following Canvas guides: 

2. QUIZ ACCOMMODATIONS

Ideally, quiz accommodations should be set before the quiz is available to students. 

Moderate Quiz

You will need to "Moderate the Quiz" for the student.

  Moderate Quiz 

To moderate a quiz for one student, locate the student and click the Edit icon [1]. You can also filter students in your course by using the Search People field [2].

Type the number of extra attempts you'd like to give to the student in the Extra Attempts field [1].
Note: When extra attempts are given via the Moderate Quiz option, Canvas keeps the highest quiz score by default. You can edit quiz scoring options to keep either the highest score, the most recent score, or an average of all scores.

If your quiz is locked because of accessibility dates, you will need to unlock the quiz for the student by clicking the manually unlock the quiz for the next attempt checkbox [2]. 
Note: If a quiz requires an access code, students will still need to enter that code to begin their quiz attempt after it has been manually unlocked.

Adjust Additional Options

Adjust Additional Options

Depending on your quiz settings, the student extension box may contain additional options.

If the quiz has a time limit and you want to give more time, type the number of extra minutes in the Extra Time on Every Attempt field [1]. If the student hasn't taken the quiz, the extra time will be added to the student's initial attempt and additional attempts. Learn more about managing extra time in timed quizzes.

If the quiz is saved with the Only Once After Each Attempt option, you can let the student see the quiz results one more time [2]. Results include both their responses and the correct answers. Once the student has viewed the quiz results, the results view extension will be reset and the results will be hidden again. Learn more about limiting quiz results.

Note: If the Only Once option is selected and students have also been granted an extra attempt on the quiz, students will be able to view the results before they take the quiz, as well as after they complete the quiz. If students are allowed multiple attempts on a quiz, you may want to edit the quiz and select the Allow Multiple Attempts option, which gives an option to let students see their quiz responses only after the last attempt.  

Save Changes

Click the Save button.


For more information on quiz accommodations, please visit the following Canvas guides: 



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