Blackboard: Test Availability Exceptions

The option to grant extended time or dates for an assessment will be in the ‘Edit the Test Options’ windows when you are deploying the assessment.


If the test, quiz or survey is already deployed, click the drop-down arrow to the right of the assessment name.

  1. Select ‘Edit the Test Options’

Edit the Test Options


  1. Locate TEST AVAILABILITY EXCEPTIONS
  2. Click ‘Add User or Group’

Add User or Group’


  1. Tick the box by the student('s) name
  2. Click Submit

Select student(s) option


  1. The student(s) you selected will appear. You may make any changes needed to the Attempts, Timer, Availability and other options if they are set on the test for the selected students only

time or date extention box