Canvas Quiz Date Extension for a Single Student

Do you have a student who can't take the quiz or exam by the same due date as the other students? You can add a due date specifically for that student.

To learn how to add a quiz date extension for a single student by watching this video or follow the steps below.

Extend a Due Date

This short video will walk you through the process of extended a due date on a quiz for a single (or multiple) students.


Click on the Quizzes link from the left-hand navigation menu


Click on the name of the quiz or exam


Click on the Edit button


On the bottom of the due date box, click on the Add button


Type in the name(s) of the student(s) for whom you are allowing the extension

Select the new due date and availability date settings


You will notice that the "Everyone" label that was above the original due date has changed to "Everyone Else"

All the other students will see the original date as their due date. The result will look like the image below

Add due date


Click on the Save button to save the changes