Adjust assignment settings in your class team

Save time when you create assignments for students in a class by choosing default assignment settings.

  1. Navigate to the General channel in the desired classroom, then select Assignments.

  2. Select Assignments Settings.

  • Select a default due time for future assignments.

  • Choose whether new students joining a class will receive assignments created before they join.

  • Choose whether future assignments should be added to Teams and Outlook calendars. ​​​​​​

    Choose Students and me to add it for the students receiving the assignment and you.

    Choose Students and team owners to add it for students and other educators or staff in the class team.

Tip: To check on your full class team roster, navigate to your class team and select More options  More options button > Manage team​​​​​​​.

  • Choose a default channel in your class team for assignment notifications to post.

  • Turn turn-in celebrations on or off. These are animations that play when a student turns in their assignment.

  • Turn weekly parent/guardian emails with assignment details on or off for students in this class.

Your settings will apply to new assignments created after you save your changes. You can still choose different settings for individual assignments.

Select Assignments Settings in the Assignments tab.

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