Work on a Timed Assignment
Some of your assignments might display the timed assignment icon to indicate that once you start the assignment, you will have only a limited amount of time to complete it.
- Only start a timed assignment if you expect to be able to complete the entire assignment without interruption.
- You cannot "pause" a timed assignment after you start it.
- For timed assignments, the time you have to complete the assignment is always the lesser of the allotted time for the assignment and the time remaining until the assignment is due.
From your Home or My Assignments page
for a class, click the name of an assignment.
- Read any notices.
- Enter the assignment password.
- Click Launch Assignment.
If needed, click the timer bar at the bottom of the timer to show or hide the
When the assignment opens, the timer is displayed in the top right corner of your browser window.
The timer bar at the bottom of the timer displays a graphical representation of the remaining time relative to the total time allowed for the assignment. Click the bar to collapse or expand the timer.
Work on the assignment questions and submit your responses.
If you are working on the assignment when the time remaining for the assignment reaches zero, all of your responses are automatically submitted so you do not lose any points for unsubmitted responses. As with other assignments, if you sign out of WebAssign or close your browser, your answers are not automatically submitted.