Create educationAssignment

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Create a new assignment.

Only teachers in a class can create an assignment. Assignments start in the Draft state, which means that students will not see the assignment until publication.

This API is available in the following national cloud deployments.

Global service US Government L4 US Government L5 (DOD) China operated by 21Vianet

Permissions

Choose the permission or permissions marked as least privileged for this API. Use a higher privileged permission or permissions only if your app requires it. For details about delegated and application permissions, see Permission types. To learn more about these permissions, see the permissions reference.

Permission type Least privileged permissions Higher privileged permissions
Delegated (work or school account) EduAssignments.ReadWriteBasic EduAssignments.ReadWrite
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported. Not supported.
Application Not supported. Not supported.

HTTP request

POST /education/classes/{class-id}/assignments

Request headers

Header Value
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required. Learn more about authentication and authorization.
Content-Type application/json

Request body

In the request body, supply a JSON representation of an educationAssignment object.

Response

If successful, this method returns a 201 Created response code and an educationAssignment object in the response body.

Example

Request

The following example shows a request.

POST https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/education/classes/72a7baec-c3e9-4213-a850-f62de0adad5f/assignments
Content-type: application/json

{
    "dueDateTime": "2022-09-16T00:00:00Z",
    "displayName": "Reading test 09.14",
    "instructions": {
        "contentType": "text",
        "content": "Read chapter 4"
    },
    "grading": {
        "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.educationAssignmentPointsGradeType",
        "maxPoints": 50
    },
    "assignTo": {
        "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.educationAssignmentClassRecipient"
    },
    "status": "draft",
    "allowStudentsToAddResourcesToSubmission": true
}

In the request body, supply a JSON representation of an educationAssignment object.

Response

The following example shows the response.

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

HTTP/1.1 201 Created
Content-type: application/json

{
    "@odata.context": "https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/$metadata#education/classes('f4a941ff-9da6-4707-ba5b-0eae93cad0b4')/assignments/$entity",
    "classId": "f4a941ff-9da6-4707-ba5b-0eae93cad0b4",
    "displayName": "Reading test 09.14",
    "closeDateTime": null,
    "dueDateTime": "2022-09-16T00:00:00Z",
    "assignDateTime": null,
    "assignedDateTime": null,
    "allowLateSubmissions": true,
    "resourcesFolderUrl": null,
    "createdDateTime": "2022-09-14T21:23:17.8898549Z",
    "lastModifiedDateTime": "2022-09-14T21:23:17.9055807Z",
    "allowStudentsToAddResourcesToSubmission": true,
    "status": "draft",
    "notificationChannelUrl": null,
    "webUrl": "https://teams.microsoft.com/l/entity/66aeee93-507d-479a-a3ef-8f494af43945/classroom?context=%7B%22subEntityId%22%3A%22%7B%5C%22version%5C%22%3A%5C%221.0%5C%22,%5C%22config%5C%22%3A%7B%5C%22classes%5C%22%3A%5B%7B%5C%22id%5C%22%3A%5C%22f4a941ff-9da6-4707-ba5b-0eae93cad0b4%5C%22,%5C%22displayName%5C%22%3Anull,%5C%22assignmentIds%5C%22%3A%5B%5C%22ea77e1dd-1e04-4051-967e-09129d42290f%5C%22%5D,%5C%22submissionId%5C%22%3Anull%7D%5D%7D,%5C%22action%5C%22%3A%5C%22navigate%5C%22,%5C%22view%5C%22%3A%5C%22assignment-viewer%5C%22%7D%22,%22channelId%22%3Anull%7D",
    "addToCalendarAction": "none",
    "addedStudentAction": "none",
    "id": "ea77e1dd-1e04-4051-967e-09129d42290f",
    "instructions": {
        "content": "Read chapter 4",
        "contentType": "text"
    },
    "grading": {
        "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.educationAssignmentPointsGradeType",
        "maxPoints": 50
    },
    "assignTo": {
        "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.educationAssignmentClassRecipient"
    },
    "createdBy": {
        "application": null,
        "device": null,
        "user": {
            "id": "f3a5344e-dbde-48b0-be24-b5b62a243836",
            "displayName": null
        }
    },
    "lastModifiedBy": {
        "application": null,
        "device": null,
        "user": {
            "id": "f3a5344e-dbde-48b0-be24-b5b62a243836",
            "displayName": null
        }
    }
}