educationAssignment: activate

Namespace: microsoft.graph


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Activate an inactive educationAssignment to signal that the assignment has further action items for teachers and students. This action can only be performed by a teacher on currently inactive assignments.


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

POST /education/classes/{classId}/assignments/{assignmentId}/activate

Request headers

Header Value
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.

Request body

Do not supply a request body for this method.


If successful, this method returns a 200 OK response code and an educationAssignment object with assigned status in the response body.



The following is an example of the request.



The following is an example of the response.

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

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

    "@odata.context": "$metadata#educationAssignment",
    "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.educationAssignment",
    "classId": "ffac078e-1b63-42d0-bc2a-d280896e289a",
    "displayName": "Check-inactive",
    "closeDateTime": null,
    "dueDateTime": "2023-03-26T18:29:00Z",
    "assignDateTime": null,
    "assignedDateTime": "2023-03-17T19:41:56.3040589Z",
    "allowLateSubmissions": true,
    "resourcesFolderUrl": null,
    "feedbackResourcesFolderUrl": null,
    "createdDateTime": "2023-03-17T19:40:33.7277546Z",
    "lastModifiedDateTime": "2023-03-17T20:06:26.4016594Z",
    "allowStudentsToAddResourcesToSubmission": true,
    "status": "assigned",
    "notificationChannelUrl": null,
    "webUrl": ",%5C%22config%5C%22%3A%7B%5C%22classes%5C%22%3A%5B%7B%5C%22id%5C%22%3A%5C%22ffac078e-1b63-42d0-bc2a-d280896e289a%5C%22,%5C%22assignmentIds%5C%22%3A%5B%5C%222b8090d7-8de9-4fb4-af5d-2e2f68ae098a%5C%22%5D%7D%5D%7D,%5C%22action%5C%22%3A%5C%22navigate%5C%22,%5C%22view%5C%22%3A%5C%22assignment-viewer%5C%22,%5C%22appId%5C%22%3A%5C%22de8bc8b5-d9f9-48b1-a8ad-b748da725064%5C%22%7D%22,%22channelId%22%3Anull%7D",
    "addToCalendarAction": "none",
    "addedStudentAction": "none",
    "id": "2b8090d7-8de9-4fb4-af5d-2e2f68ae098a",
    "grading": null,
    "instructions": {
        "content": "Check-inactive",
        "contentType": "html"
    "assignTo": {
        "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.educationAssignmentClassRecipient"
    "createdBy": {
        "application": null,
        "device": null,
        "user": {
            "id": "cb1a4af3-0aba-4679-aa12-9f99bab0b61a",
            "displayName": null
    "lastModifiedBy": {
        "application": null,
        "device": null,
        "user": {
            "id": "AAAAAAAA-0123-4567-89AB-1B4BB48C3119",
            "displayName": null