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Assignments - Can I make the close date and the due date the same for assignments?

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In addition to setting a due date for an assignment, instructors can specify a specific date range when students can submit the assignment. These dates are called availability dates. These dates are optional and can be set depending how you want to manage the assignment.The Due date and the Available until dates can be the same; but, the Due date must fall within the range of the Available from and Available to dates.

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