Blackboard (Faculty) - Date Management: Update Due Dates and Availability Settings

This document provides an overview of using the date management tool to view and change course due dates and availability settings.

Before you begin the Date Management process, confirm that all of your assessments have Due Dates.

Due dates

The Date Management Process will not list an assessment if the assessment does not have a check box and date in the Due Date section.

Run the Date Management Process

    1. Go to the Control Panel in your Blackboard course and click Course Tools.

    2. Choose Date Management from the Course Tools list.

      Course Menu - Date Management link
    3. Select the option for date adjustment

      • shift due dates by course start date
      • by a set number of days,
      • review all dates to adjust individually


      Manage due dates


    4. Click Start at the bottom of the screen.


    5. Once the system has reviewed all the items with Availability dates and Due dates, click the Next button.

      Click Next button to continue

    6. Click on the Pencil icon to the right of the dates to edit the dates.

      Click on Pencil icon

    7. Change the Due dates and Availability Dates as necessary. If you do not see a Due Date or Availability Date listed, one has not been previously set. Return to the original assessment and set the dates by clicking Edit Options.

      Set Dates

    8. Once all of the dates have been set, click the green check box to save the settings.





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OwnerCenter I.GroupSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville
Created2017-05-31 15:58:21Updated2023-10-25 08:55:25
SitesSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville
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