In this tutorial, you will be learning how to set a due date for an assignment in Moodle to trigger the due date notification. 

Step 1: Assignment Settings

To go to the settings of your assignment,

  1. Turn the editing on by clicking the gear icon on the right side, and click "turn editing on"
  2. Click "Edit" next to the assignment, then click "Edit Settings"

Step 2: Set a Due Date

Under the availability settings, 

A) Allow Submissions from: this is the date when students can submit their assignment.

B) Due date: This will be the date students must submit by in order to receive full credit


     Note: If these settings are disabled, check the "Enable" box to enable it.

Once you have finished setting a due date, save the changes

Step 3: Notifications

Students will be notified of upcoming due dates in their "Upcoming Events" menu.