Update educationAssignmentDefaults

Namespace: microsoft.graph

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 only the values for properties that should be updated. Existing properties that are not included in the request body will maintain their previous values or be recalculated based on changes to other property values.

The following table specifies the properties that can be updated.

Property Type Description
addedStudentAction educationAddedStudentAction Class-level default actions for students added after the assignment publication date. Possible values are: none, assignIfOpen. The default value is none.
addToCalendarAction educationAddToCalendarOptions Optional field to control the assignment behavior for adding assignments to students' and teachers' calendars when the assignment is published. The possible values are: none, studentsAndPublisher, studentsAndTeamOwners, unknownFutureValue, studentsOnly. Note that you must use the Prefer: include-unknown-enum-members request header to get the following value from this evolvable enum: studentsOnly. Optional.
dueTime TimeOfDay Class-level default value for due time field. Default value is 23:59:00
notificationChannelUrl String Default Teams channel to send notifications related to the assignment. 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/v1.0/education/classes/acdefc6b-2dc6-4e71-b1e9-6d9810ab1793/assignmentDefaults
Content-Type: application/json

  "addedStudentAction": "assignIfOpen",
  "notificationChannelUrl": "https://graph.microsoft.com/beta/teams('acdefc6b-2dc6-4e71-b1e9-6d9810ab1793')/channels('3da03fc4-8eac-4459-84fb-1422dc01f65e')"


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

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

  "addedStudentAction": "assignIfOpen",
  "dueTime": "String",
  "notificationChannelUrl": "https://graph.microsoft.com/beta/teams('acdefc6b-2dc6-4e71-b1e9-6d9810ab1793')/channels('3da03fc4-8eac-4459-84fb-1422dc01f65e')"

See also