Bulk Changing Due Dates in Moodle

Use the Dates report to bulk edit due dates for all activities

Last Updated: June 22nd, 2022

You can bulk change due dates on all Moodle activities on the Dates report. This can be useful when moving courses forward by being able to change all due dates on one page. To do this start from your Moodle course page. Check out this video on bulk due date change tool or follow the steps below.

  1. Click the Gear icon near the top right of your course Page and select “More” at the bottom of the menu that appears.
    options shown under the gear icon with the more option highlighted on the bottom
  2. Select the “Reports” tab near the top middle of the page, under the Course Administration heading.
    Course administration page with the reports tab highlighted.  This is the third tab option.
  3. Select “Dates”.
    Reports tab with the option Dates highlighted
    1. Clicking “Expand all” on the right side of the page will open all sections and show all activities. After clicking Expand all, all weeks that have activities will open up.
    2. Using the drop down menu on the top left allows you to select a specific activity type to display (i.e. assignments, quizzes, books, etc.).
    3. For each activity you can change all date settings. Selecting “Add restricted access” will open a new window that takes you to edit the activity itself.
      Activity view filter with activity type highlighted.  The expand option on the right side is also highlighted as well as save changes on the bottom of the screen.
  4. Once you have made your updates click “Save changes” at the top or bottom of the page.

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