Your institution controls which tools are available in the Original Course View. Tests are always available to instructors in the Ultra Course View, but anonymously submitted surveys aren't supported at this time.

When you deploy a test or survey in a content area, you set the options for feedback, due date, restrict by location, timer, multiple attempts, and presentation.

The options in this topic apply to both tests and surveys.

Test or Survey Options page

Open a test or survey's menu and select Edit the Test Options or Edit the Survey Options.

On the Test or Survey Options page, you can add instructions or a description that appears to students in the content area.

You also manage the test or survey's availability.

Unavailable and deleted tests and surveys differ in these ways:

  • Unavailable tests and surveys deployed in a content area don't appear to students. When Edit Mode is ON, instructors and course builders can see unavailable tests.
    • You can limit availability to a specific time period. Display dates don't affect a test or survey's availability, only when it appears.
  • If you delete a test or survey from a content area, it's removed from that location. You can deploy the test or survey again as needed—in one location only.
  • If you delete a test or survey from the Tests or Surveys page, it's permanently deleted from your course. The action is irreversible.

Multiple attempts

Doesn't seem familiar? Jump to the "Ultra" help about allowing multiple attempts.

You can allow students to take a test or survey multiple times. The status of multiple attempts appears to students at the top of the test or survey.

Select Allow Unlimited Attempts to allow students to take the test or survey as many times as they want. Or, select Number of Attempts and type a number.

With multiple attempts for a test, you can also select which attempt's score to use in the Grade Center from the Score attempts using menu.

Force completion, timer, and password

The options in this section apply to both tests and surveys.

Some test settings let you control the amount of time that students can access a test. You can also set a password for more secure online testing.

Force completion

If you turn on Force Completion, students must complete the test when they launch it. Students may only access the test ONE TIME. The Save function is available for students to save the questions as they work through them, but they may not exit and re-enter the test. In the instructions, Force Completion is noted and explained to students. If you don't turn on Force Completion, students may save their progress, navigate away, and return to complete the test.

If students accidentally close their browsers, leave the test page, or lose power or their internet connections, they can't continue. They must contact you and ask for a new attempt.

You may want to reserve the Force Completion option. Instead, you can require students to take a test on campus, connected to an Ethernet cable instead of Wi-Fi, and with a proctor. If issues occur, the proctor can reset the test.

Example: Force completion with timer

Students must finish the test after they begin. They can't exit the test and return, even though time is left. If students have connectivity issues, they must contact you to reset a test with Force Completion.

Example: No force completion with timer only

A student may lose internet connection for 10 minutes on a timed test. After the connection restores, the student can access the test and continue to work. With Auto-Submit, this student will miss out on some work time. Without Auto-Submit, the student can continue to work and you can check the student’s completion time after submission.

Set timer

Doesn't seem familiar? Jump to the "Ultra" help about adding a timer.

You can set a timer to limit students’ completion time. You can set the timer to auto-submit the test when the timer ends or allow students to continue working and manually submit. You can view students’ completion times in their submissions.

Select the Set Timer option and type the amount of time in the Minutes box. The maximum time you can add is 420 minutes.

During a timed test, the time elapsed is displayed to students. Timer warnings appear at set increments when half the time remains down to 30 seconds.

If students save and exit the test, the timer continues. Students can return to work on the test until they submit or the timer auto-submits, whichever comes first.

Check out the student view of timed tests—use your browser's back button to return to this topic


If you set the timer, you can turn on Auto-Submit. Tests are automatically saved and submitted when the time expires.

If you don't turn on Auto-Submit, students have the option to continue when the time expires even beyond the 420-minute maximum timer length. Those tests appear with the Needs Grading icon in the Grade Center to alert you students used more time. The tests also appear with an OVER TIME label in the Test Information area. The system doesn't apply an automatic penalty for completion times that are over the limit. On a student's submission page, you can adjust the grade based on the completion time.


On Tuesday, a student begins a test with a time limit of 60 minutes without Auto-Submit. The student exits the test with half of the questions left. The timer doesn't stop when the student exits. On Wednesday, the student returns to finish the test and submits it. The time elapsed is 16 hours and 19 minutes.

View completion time

To view the completion time, open a student's submission from the Grade Center and expand the Test Information section.


Doesn't seem familiar? Jump to the "Ultra" help about adding an access code.

You can set a password for students to use to open a test or survey. Passwords have a limit of 15 characters and are case sensitive.

Restrict location

You can require students to take a test or survey in a specific location. Students outside of this location aren't able to take the test or survey.

This option is based on a range of IP addresses created by your institution. If your institution hasn't created this range, this option doesn't appear.

IP addresses identify specific computers and are a good method to enforce location restriction requirements. On the Test Options page, select a location from the Restrict Location menu.

At times, you might need to allow a student or a group of students to take the test from somewhere outside of a specified location (IP range). In this case, you can use the Test Availability Exceptions to exclude specified students or groups of students from the location restriction.

More on test availability exceptions

Students with this exception enabled can take the test from any location, even if the test has the restriction for other students.

In a high-stakes testing situation, you or the proctor can override a restriction that has been enforced by the system. On the Test Begin page, you can see the individual instances when students were prevented access to a test. You will also see an option to override this restriction to allow a student to continue the test.

These restrictions are logged by the system in the event that later review is required.

Test availability exceptions

Doesn't seem familiar? Jump to the "Ultra" help about adding assessment exceptions for individual students.

For existing availability settings, you can make exceptions for individual students or groups. You might use exceptions to provide an accommodation to a student who is disabled or for technology and language differences.

If you've made an adaptive release membership rule that delivers the test to only certain students or groups, only those students can access the test. If you add different students or groups to the Test Availability Exceptions section, they won't be able to access the test.


For a test with one attempt, you can allow more attempts for a student who is blind and wants to use screen reader technology for the first time.

If the settings exist for a test or survey, you can create these exceptions:

  • Number of attempts
  • Timer
  • Availability: Date and time the test is available to the student or group
  • Force completion
  • Restrict location

You can set a date and time in only one of these areas: adaptive release or test exceptions. If you set a date and time in one area and then set a date and time in the other area, the first setting is overwritten.

Extend availability

With test availability exceptions, you can offer certain students and groups longer access to a test.


In the Test Availability section, you choose to display a test on October 1 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM.

In the Test Availability Exceptions section, you can choose students and groups and give them longer access to the test. You must add a day and time for the After and Until fields.

Due date

If you use grading periods in the Grade Center, set a due date to easily include that test or survey in a grading period and on the calendar in the My Blackboard menu.

Due date and late submissions

To prevent late submissions, you can select the check box for Do not allow students to start the Test/Survey if the due date has passed. After the due date, students receive a message that notifies them that they can no longer complete the test or survey.

When you allow late submissions, they're clearly marked on these pages:

  • Needs Grading—tests only
  • View All Attempts
  • Review Test Submission
  • Grade Details

Late submissions for automatically graded tests also appear on these pages. You must manually review late test submissions to remove the Needs Grading status. When you access a late submission and select Save and Exit, the automatically graded test grade is released to the student and the grade appears in the Grade Center column. Because surveys are anonymously submitted, you won't be able to view students' actual submissions. But, if a student submits a survey late, you also need to access the submission and select Save and Exit. Then, the Completed icon appears in the Grade Center and for the student in My Grades.

Self-assessment options

By default, a deployed test is included in Grade Center calculations. However, you can allow students to take tests for review or practice without impacting Grade Center calculations.

You can turn a test into a self-assessment by hiding students' scores in the Grade Center. Students can take the test to reinforce learning without feeling pressure about a score affecting their total grades. Select the appropriate options in the Show Test Results and Feedback to Students section so they're able to see how they did. If you select all options, students will see the answers they selected and which ones are correct.

Self-assessment options
Option Description
Include this Test in Grade Center Score Calculations You can include this test in Grade Center calculations. If the test isn't included, the score doesn't affect any Grade Center calculations.
Hide Results for this Test Completely from Instructor and the Grade Center You can hide this test score from you and exclude it from Grade Center calculations. The display in the Grade Center will read Complete/Incomplete and N/A or zero appears on the Grade Details page. You can't see students' answers to questions. Students can view their own scores.

When you select this option and edit column information in the Grade Center, these will be unavailable:

  • Include this Column in Other Grade Center Calculations
  • Show Statistics (average and median) for this Column to Students in My Grades

Results and feedback options

You can set which results and feedback are available to students after they complete a test or survey. You can set one or two rules with the menus. You can't choose some rules in combination. After you select a rule in the first menu, some may not appear in the second menu.

If rules conflict, the system grants the student or group of students the more permissive settings. For example, students will receive the greatest number of attempts and longest availability time.

The image shows the two default options applied to tests: After Submission and Score per Question. If you make no changes, students see their overall test scores and the scores earned for each individual question after they submit their tests. Select more options to determine what else they see, such as the correct answers or your feedback.

Students can always see their overall test scores. You can't change that option from this page. If you don't want them to see their scores yet, access the Grade Center column's menu and hide the column from students. However, when you hide a test column from students, they see nothing about the test in My Grades. When they access the test in the content area, they receive a message that says when they submitted their tests. No scores appear.

This table explains the test and survey results and feedback options.

Test and survey results and feedback options
Option Description
When You must make a selection. Set when appropriate test results and feedback are shown to students:
  • After Submission: This option is the default.
  • One-time View: After students submit their tests or surveys, the selected results and feedback options are in effect for students to view ONCE. However, students can always view the scores they earned unless you hide the Grade Center column from students. Immediately after a student navigates away from the test or survey, any other results and feedback are restricted. You can change the setting or add another rule for a second viewing. A second rule is not combined with the one-time view rule but is applied separately.
  • On Specific Date: View results and feedback after the selected date and time.
  • After Due Date
  • After Availability and End Date
  • After Attempts are graded: After all students submit the test or survey, and all attempts are graded, results and feedback are made available to students. If one or more students don't submit an attempt, you must assign a grade of 0 so that all students can view the chosen results and feedback.
Score per Question Show the score earned for each test question. This option is a default for tests only. Clear the check box if you don't want to show scores for individual questions.
Answers You can allow students to see information about their answers:
  • All Answers: Show all answer options.
  • Correct: Show the correct answers-tests only.
  • Submitted: Show all of a student's submitted answers.

Example 1: Show more feedback

When students access their tests, they see their overall scores, each question's score, and all answer options. They see their submitted answers marked as correct or incorrect, and any feedback provided.

Example 2: Show less feedback to discourage cheating

If students take a test at different times, you can make a limited amount of feedback available until all students submit the test.

For the first rule, select After Submission in the first menu and clear the check box for Score per Question. Make no other selections. After they submit their tests, students can only see their overall test scores.

For the second rule, select After Due Date and select options to show more results and feedback. You can create an announcement to notify students that additional feedback is available to view.

Feedback Show instructor-generated feedback for each question. This option appears for tests only.
Show Incorrect Questions Show the questions a student answered incorrectly or partially incorrectly. This option appears for tests only. You might show incorrect questions and allow multiple attempts so that students can focus their studying on those areas.

One-time view for results and feedback

In the Show Test Results and Feedback to Students section, you can select One-time View. After students submit their tests, the results and feedback options you selected are in effect for students to view ONCE. However, students can always view the overall test scores they earned. Immediately after a student navigates away from the test, any other options you chose are restricted. You can apply a second rule to allow students to view newly selected options at a later time. The second rule isn't combined with the one-time view rule, but is applied separately.

The ability to select different options for each rule allows you to show some test results and feedback initially, and then show more later.


Rule #1: Select One-time View and Show Incorrect Questions. Select no other options so that while other students are still allowed to take the test, no one can share the correct answers.

Rule #2: Select all of these options:

  • After Due Date
  • Score per Question
  • All Answers
  • Correct
  • Submitted
  • Feedback

After the due date, students see their scores along with all answer options. They also see their submitted answers marked as correct or incorrect and any instructor feedback.

Test or survey presentation

This table explains the options for presenting questions in tests and surveys.

Question options
Option Description
All at Once Present all questions on one screen. Students scroll through all the questions and can move up and down from question to question. When selected, you may not choose Prohibit Backtracking.
One at a Time Display one question at a time. The screen includes navigation tools to move between questions. The Submit function only appears on the last page of the test or survey. You may also select Prohibit Backtracking and Randomize Questions.
Prohibit Backtracking Prevent students from going back to questions they have already answered. If you don't allow backtracking, questions are presented one at a time and the <<, <, and >> functions don't appear to students.
Randomize Questions Display questions in a random order each time the test or survey is taken. If you include references to the question numbers as they appear on the Test Canvas, don't use this option because the random order changes the question numbering.

Doesn't seem familiar? Jump to the "Ultra" help about randomizing questions.

ULTRA: Show correct answers

As you select assessment settings, you can allow students to see the correct answers to automatically scored questions after they submit. For example, you want students to see which questions they missed on a multiple attempt assessment, but not see the correct answers. You can also hide answers until all students complete their submissions.

In the assessment settings panel, the Show correct answers and Show question scores aren't selected by default, so correct answers and scores per question are hidden from students. When you want students to review the answers with the assessment content, return to the settings panel and select Show correct answers. Show question scores will be selected automatically. When you show correct answers, you need to also show the question scores. To show only the score per question but not the correct score, clear the check box for Show correct answers.

The due date you set doesn't affect this setting. Select the check box when you're ready to reveal the answers to all students.

After students complete an assessment and return to review it, a banner appears at the top of the assessment. They're informed that their instructor will reveal the correct answers after all students have submitted. Any feedback you've provided won't appear until grades are posted.

If you don't want students to see the banner for assessments without questions, select the check box for Show correct answers during creation.

ULTRA: Automated feedback

Automated feedback allows your to provide feedback on individual auto-graded question types. Students automatically receive the feedback based on the timing release settings you provide. Feedback can be added at the question level at this time. 

Select the toggle to enable Automated Feedback. Type your feedback for Correct answer feedback and Incorrect answer feedback. Incorrect answer feedback also displays for partial credit answers. By default, automated feedback displays after the student submission. Select the edit icon to change the release timing settings. Display the feedback after submission or on a specific date. If you're selected Show correct answers, your automated feedback settings need to display at the same time or before your show correct answers date.

ULTRA: Watch a video about Automated Feedback

Video: Automated Feedback explains how to use the Automated Feedback.

ULTRA: About access codes

Doesn't seem familiar? Jump to the "Original" help about adding a password.

Add a layer of security to your assessments with an access code.

You can issue an access code to control when students and groups take an assessment. At this time, access codes are generated randomly by the system. You can't customize the access codes.

Assessments refer to tests and assignments, but not SCORM items.


You add an access code because you want some students to take the assessment before others. You can release the access code only to the first group of students. The students who take the assessment later can't preview the assessment before they take it.


You can add an access code for a supervised or proctored assessment. Students show proof of identity, receive the code from the instructor or proctor, and take the assessment in the classroom.

If several groups of students take the same test at different times, you can change the access code for each group. Just be certain students haven't saved their work to continue later.

What do students see?

On the Course Content page, all students can see an assessment protected with an access code unless you add release conditions or hide it. All students can open the Details & Information panel to view any instructions you've added. They can't start the assessment without the access code.

The access code isn't stored anywhere in the system. Students can only receive the access code from you or other roles you choose to give it to. You can change the access code as needed and let students know.

Students can use the same code if they save the assessment and want to return later. Students don't need the access code to view the grades and feedback you post.

ULTRA: Add an access code

In a test or assignment's Settings panel, select Add access code in the Assessment security section.

Turn the access code to On. The system randomly generates a 6-digit access code that you can't customize. Use the icons next to the access code to copy it or refresh to change the code. Only instructors can refresh and change the access code. If you turn the code off and on again, the code remains the same.

Select Continue. The access code appears in the Settings panel. You can select the trash can icon to remove the code. Students will no longer need a code to start or continue the assessment.

Reminder: Instructors or proctors provide the access code to students.

LockDown Browser Dashboard

To add more security to your assessments, you can turn on both the Lockdown Browser and access code and they'll work together. Students need to provide the correct access code before the LockDown Browser is launched.

More on the LockDown Browser

ULTRA: Add a timer

Doesn't seem familiar? Jump to the "Original" help about adding a timer.

You can add a time limit to a test in the Ultra Course View. A time limit can keep students on track and focused on the test because each person has a limited amount of time to submit. The test attempts are saved and submitted automatically when time is up.

You can also allow students to work past the time limit. Additional time allows students to reconnect if they lose connectivity during their attempts. You can allow extra time to see if the original time you set is enough for students to read and answer all the questions. When you grade tests, you can see how much extra time each student used to complete the test. You can also see which questions were answered after the initial time limit. Students also see this same information when they access their graded tests.

At this time, you can't add a time limit to group tests.

In the Test Settings panel, select Add time limit in the Additional Tools section.

First, type a time limit. You must add time limits as whole numbers between 1 and 480. Decimals aren't supported. Next, select one of two options:

  • Work is automatically saved and submitted when time expires: If a student doesn't submit within the time limit, the system saves and submits the test automatically.
  • Students have extra time to work after the time limit expires: In the menu that appears when you select this option, choose the amount of extra time:
    • 50%
    • 100%
    • Unlimited extra time

The 50% and 100% options show how much time is added to the time limit before the test is saved and submitted automatically. For example, if you set 60 minutes as the time limit and choose 50% extra time, your students can work for an additional 30 minutes. Your students aren't alerted to the extra time allowed until the initial time limit is almost up. They receive a pop-up message that alerts them to the extra time allowed. They can choose to use the extra time or submit the test. They're informed that they may receive partial credit for work submitted after the time limit.

If you allow multiple attempts, the time limit applies to each attempt.

Select the X to return the Test Settings panel. You can view the time limit setting you made. Select the time limit to make changes. However, you can't edit the time limit after students have made submissions. Point to the time limit to access the Remove icon to remove it. The time limit also appears on the Course Content page with the test details, but the extra time doesn't appear.

Time limit accommodation + time limit

If students have a time limit accommodation and you allow more time to complete an assessment in the settings, the times are combined.

More about time limit accommodations

Student workflow

Students see the time limit with other test details on the Course Content page. They also see the time limit on the test's Details & Information panel and within the test as they’re working. A countdown at the bottom left corner of the screen will let students know the remaining time in minutes and, during the last minute, the time they have left down to the last second.

When students select Start attempt, they'll receive a pop-up window to start the timer before they can access the test.

If you allowed extra time, when the initial time is up, another pop-up window informs them they can submit the test now or work longer. They're also informed that work submitted after the limit may receive partial credit. Your students aren't alerted to the extra time allowed until the initial time limit is almost up.

The timer keeps running whether or not students are actively working on the test. If they save a draft or leave the test window, the countdown continues and their work is saved and submitted when time is up.

More about grading tests with time limits

ULTRA: Multiple attempts

Doesn't seem familiar? Jump to the "Original" help about allowing multiple attempts.

In Test Settings, you can choose to let students submit more than one attempt. Multiple attempts change how the test's final grade is calculated. Choose how you want to calculate the final grade:

  • Average of all attempts
  • First attempt with a grade
  • Attempt with highest grade
  • Last attempt with a grade
  • Attempt with lowest grade

You can't allow multiple attempts on a group test or when you collect submissions offline.

The Grade attempts setting determines how the final grade is automatically calculated, but you have the option to override the grade. Each attempt is subject to the due date you set for the test. If a student submits an attempt after the due date, the attempt is marked late. Attempts submitted before the deadline are shown as on time.

You can only override the final grade, not the grades for each attempt.

More on grading a test with multiple attempts

ULTRA: Randomize questions and answers

Doesn't seem familiar? Jump to the "Original" help about test and survey presentation options.

You can randomize questions and their answers to support practice/drilling activities and help students avoid academic dishonesty.

You can only randomize answers for Matching and Multiple Choice questions. If you want to randomize answers for True/False questions, use the Multiple Choice question type with True and False answer choices.

You can use one or both settings so tests appear differently for each student. A message appears on the test's Content Settings page about your randomize answers selection.

Randomize questions

In Test Settings, select Randomize questions to show questions to students in a random order.

Questions appear in order as you create the test. Each time a student begins a test attempt, the questions appear in a different order. If you include references to the question numbers as they appear on the Content and Settings page, don't use the Randomize questions option. The random order changes the question numbering and may cause confusion.

After students start their submissions, you may select or clear the Randomize questions setting.

You can't randomize questions in a test with text blocks or files.

Randomize the order of answers

In Test Settings, select Randomize answers to show Multiple Answer and Multiple Choice answer options to students in a random order.

Answers appear in order as you create the test. Each time a student begins a test attempt, the answers appear in a different order.

After students start their submissions, you can't select or clear the Randomize answers setting.

ULTRA: Enable anonymous grading

When you create a test without questions, you can enable anonymous grading in the Test Settings panel. Student names are hidden while you grade. You may only add text and files to anonymously graded tests.

More on anonymous grading

ULTRA: Enable parallel grading

When you create a test without questions, you can enable parallel grading in the Test Settings panel. 

The system randomly assigns graders you choose so each student has two graders for the test. The grading workload is distributed evenly among the graders. Graders can only open the submissions for the students assigned to them. Instructors or reconcilers determine the final grades for students.

More on parallel grading

ULTRA: About assessment exceptions

Doesn't seem familiar? Jump to the "Original" help about adding assessment exceptions for individual students.

When special circumstances arise, you can give an individual student an exception on a specific test or assignment. An exception includes additional attempts or extended access, even if the assessment is hidden from other students. You can extend access with the show on and hide after dates which is different from the due date.

You need to set conditional availability—show on and hide after dates—before you set an individual exception for extended access.

An exception overrides the two settings applied to everyone else for only that specific assessment. Students don't see the exceptions you've added.

You set test and assignment exceptions from the assessment's Submissions page or an individual submission. You might use exceptions for students who have internet issues, disabilities, or technology and language differences.


  • Test with one attempt: Allow more attempts for a student who is blind and wants to use screen reader technology for the first time.
  • Assignment with the conditional availability of Hide after date and time: Extend the access to an assignment for a student with internet issues. However, if the due date and time are the same as the original Hide after time, the submission is still marked late in the gradebook.

For a group assignment or group test, you can give an individual group an exception for extended access only. Multiple attempts aren't allowed for group assessments at this time.

More on group exceptions

Exceptions vs. accommodations

Exceptions are different from accommodations you set in the course roster. An accommodation applies to all due dates or time limits in your course for an individual student. Exceptions aren't allowed for due dates and time limits for an individual student or group at this time. Exceptions are only allowed for the show on and hide after dates and additional attempts.

More on accommodations

More on how accommodations work with groups

ULTRA: Create an assessment exception

From an assessment's Submissions page, you can add exceptions for students individually. You can also add exceptions from a student or group's individual submission page. You can't add an exception for an anonymously graded assessment.

From an assessment's Submissions page

From an assessment's Submissions page, open the menu in a student's row and select Edit settings. The Edit Submission Settings panel opens.

You can change the Show on and Hide after dates and times and allow additional attempts.

More on conditional availability

You can't save until you make a change to the settings. If you don't want to make any changes, select Cancel to close the panel.

From an individual submission

From a student or group's submission page, open the menu next to the grade pill and select Exceptions. The Edit Submission Settings panel opens.

Example of extended access:

If you've hidden content after a certain date and time, you can extend the access for an individual student. For example, "Test 1" is hidden today after 10 AM. A student has internet issues, so you extend the access for just that student to 6 PM. However, if the due date is also at 10 AM, the submission is still marked late in the gradebook.

In the activity stream, the student is notified about the available test, but the extended access period isn't listed in the stream or with the test. You'll need to inform the student about the length of the extended access period. You'll also need to notify students individually when you allow additional attempts.

Exception icon appears

After you allow an exception for a student's assessment, you'll see an icon next to the student's name. The assessment exception icon is the same icon that appears for accommodations. If a student has an accommodation and an exception for an assessment, only one icon appears.

If you copy an assessment from one course to another, the exceptions don't carry over. Content is set to Hidden from students if you copy individual items into your course. If you copy one course into another course, student-specific data isn't copied.

ULTRA: Add an exception after a grade is posted

You can offer a student an exception for an assessment you've already graded and posted. For example, if you want a student to redo an automatically graded test that has no more attempts, you can add an additional attempt. You'll need to inform the student of the additional attempt as the system doesn't send a notification.

Automatic zeros setting

If you've applied automatic zeros for unsubmitted work in your course, the student has a zero even after you add an exception. The automatic zero is replaced after you grade the submission.

More on automatic zeros

Video: Grant Assessment Exceptions

ULTRA: Watch a video about assessment exceptions

The following narrated video provides a visual and auditory representation of some of the information included on this page. For a detailed description of what is portrayed in the video, open the video on YouTube, navigate to More actions, and select Open transcript.

Video: Grant assessment exceptions shows how to allow an exception on a specific test or assignment to an individual student.

ULTRA: Group assessment exceptions

Only one type of exception is allowed for group assessments. You can give an individual group an extended access exception on a specific group test or group assignment. Because multiple attempts aren't allowed for group assessments at this time, you can't change the attempts allowed.

From a group assessment's Submissions page, you can add exceptions for groups individually. You can also add exceptions from a group's individual submission page.

On a group assessment's Submissions page, the same icon appears for group exceptions and accommodations. The assessment exception icon appears with a group's name. If a group has members with accommodations, the same icon appears with the group's name. Open the menu for each group's name with an icon to view the exceptions you've added. If a group has members with accommodations and an exception for a group assessment, only one icon appears.

When you access groups from an assessment's settings panel, groups with exceptions appear with the icon next to the group name. Group members who have accommodations appear with the same icon next to their names.

ULTRA: Reset an exception

You can remove a student or group's exception to an assessment.

From an assessment's Submissions page > student or group's menu > Edit settings > Reset settings

The exception settings are removed. The student or group now has the original assessment settings for the attempts allowed and the access time period. Select Save to confirm. The icon for the exception is removed unless the student or group also has an accommodation.

You can't reduce the number of attempts after students have started their submissions.