LaunchPad > How to Make Assignments Visible to Students for a Specific Period of Time

Document created by Digital Support on Jan 25, 2017Last modified by Digital Support on Apr 19, 2018
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If you hide an assignment until a certain date, it will not be available in the student’s LaunchPad until the date you specify. Once the item becomes visible, it will remain available from that time forward. After the due date passes, students will still be able to view the assignment, but they will not be able to complete it.

Set date the assignment becomes visible

To set the date an assignment becomes available to students, from the LaunchPad home page, hover your cursor over the assignment title and click More Options on the right. Select Edit


Select visibility settings

Click Settings. Under Visibility, select Hide from students until date. A calendar will appear. Select the date you would like the assignment to become visible to students. When you're done, click Save.


View hidden assignment on course home page

On your LaunchPad home page, the assignment will appear in gray to indicate it is hidden from students, but the due date and point value will remain visible.


Student view

On the student’s LaunchPad home page, the unit will show a due date to alert the student that a future assignment exists within the unit, but the actual assignment will not be visible.


Once the date you set has passed, the assignment will show up on the student’s LaunchPad home page and in the Calendar.