Sapling Learning > Will late submission hurt my grade?

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Assignment Information section with policy information and dates.You will maximize your score by getting all questions right before the due date, but it is always beneficial to keep trying to get a question right, even after the due date.

Most assignments prevent you from entering answers after the due date. But your instructor may choose to allow late submissions on an assignment. If late submissions are allowed, you will see a note in the Assignment Information in the Resources sidebar of the activity.

Additionally, you will see an icon with the text Late submissions allowed next to any past-due activity on the main course page.

Late submissions policy indicator next to assignment title.

Any deductions for lateness will be applied to the additional points you earn after the due date. Any points that you earned before the due date are locked in. In other words, if you are able to click Check Answer, it will never hurt your score to do so. It can only increase your score to keep trying.