Configuring Active Hours

Configuring Active Hours

Follow the instructions in this article to configure active hours for the first time or to update existing active hours.
A site admin account is required to configure active hours.

Active hours establish the times and days during which a teacher can start and run a class. Although teachers and site admins can login outside of the designated active hours, they cannot start a class or interact with students.

To configure active hours:
  1. From the left navigation menu, select SETTINGS.



  2. Select ACTIVE HOURS.



  3. Do one of the following:

    • To create new active hours, select CREATE NEW ACTIVE HOURS.
    • To update existing active hours, select the active hours to modify in the list.


  4. Open the sidebar menu, and then select  Settings to open the Admin Settings page.

  5. Select Create new active hours.

  6. Enter the following information:
    1. Active Hours Title
    2. Timezone
    3. Start Date
    4. Stop Date



  7. (Optional) To enter excluded dates, select the Add  icon and enter the date. Each time you enter a date, another  Add icon appears so you can add as many excluded dates as needed.

  8. (Optional) To set rules (military time):

    1. Select the Add icon.
    2. Select the days to which the rules apply.
    3. Enter the start time’s hours and minutes.
    4. Enter the stop time’s hours and minutes.



      1. Select Create.



      2. Select Set as Org Active Hours.
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