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Grant an Assignment Extension

This guide covers how to grant specific students an extension on an assignment by setting user overrides.


  1. Open the assignment you want to add an extension to.
  2. Click the gear icon at the top right of the page then select User overrides.
  3. On the page that opens, click the Add user override button. Then you’ll be on the user override settings page.
  4. Select the student you want to add an extension for from the user dropdown.
  5. Change the due date to reflect the extension. This new due date will only apply to the students you’ve specified in step 4.
  6. Click Save.
  7. You’ll see the extension you just added in the list of user overrides.

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