Update educationAssignmentDefaults

Namespace: microsoft.graph


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Update the properties of an educationAssignmentDefaults object. Only teachers can update these settings.


One of the following permissions is required to call this API. To learn more, including how to choose permissions, see Permissions.

Permission type Permissions (from least to most privileged)
Delegated (work or school account) EduAssignments.ReadWriteBasic, EduAssignments.ReadWrite
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application Not supported.

HTTP request

PATCH /education/classes/{id}/assignmentDefaults

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.
Content-Type application/json. Required.

Request body

In the request body, supply the values for relevant fields of the educationAssignmentDefaults object that should be updated. Existing properties that are not included in the request body will maintain their previous values. For best performance, don't include existing values that haven't changed.

Property Type Description
addedStudentAction educationAddedStudentAction Class-level default behavior for handling students who are added after the assignment is published. Possible values are: none, assignIfOpen. The default value is none.
dueTime TimeOfDay Class-level default value for due time field. Default value is 23:59:00
notificationChannelUrl String Default Teams channel to which notifications will be sent. Default value is null.


If successful, this method returns a 200 OK response code and an updated educationAssignmentDefaults object in the response body.



PATCH https://graph.microsoft.com/beta/education/classes/{id}/assignmentDefaults
Content-Type: application/json
Content-length: 181

  "addedStudentAction": "assignIfOpen",
  "notificationChannelUrl": "https://graph.microsoft.com/beta/teams('id')/channels('id')"


Note: The response object shown here might be shortened for readability.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: application/json

  "addedStudentAction": "assignIfOpen",
  "dueTime": "23:59:00",
  "notificationChannelUrl": "https://graph.microsoft.com/beta/teams('id')/channels('id')"