Course extension options


Some of our courses are available for a period of 12 months from the date of enrollment. Some of our learners, however, request a discretionary extension towards the end of the 12 months. We offer this extension in the form of 1-3 months, through the use of IAs, Groups and a "Learner - extension" Role.

Is there a better way we can enable ad-hoc extra course time whilst keeping any progress they have already made?


  • Nikhil.P.90

    Hi Laura,

    Thank you for your question.

    In the current version of Brightspace(LE) there is no feature available to enable students to access the course once it has ended.

    The process you are using of providing those users access through another role is the only option currently available.

    However, there is a feature request submitted in Product Idea Exchange that aligns to your ask and is submitted as below, I kindly request you to upvote this feature request,


    Add Restrictions tab with Special Access option to Classlist (D9142)

    Direct Link:




  • Laura.S.316
    Laura.S.316 Posts: 8 🌱

    Hey Nik

    Thanks for confirming.