[OPEN] Announcements are available to students after the until date with the direct URL


Engineers are currently investigating the issue.


Announcements that are past their until date can be accessed by students if they have a direct URL to it.

Expected Behavior

Announcements with until dates, should be only accessible before the until date


No workaround exists at this time.

Steps to Reproduce

Prerequisite: Have a course with at least one student enrollment in beta.

  1. As the teacher create an announcement and set the until date that’s in the past.

  2. As the student go to the announcements page, observe that the announcement is not visible.

  3. As the student attempt opening the announcement with a direct link, observe that it opens without any trouble

Additional Info


Known issues indicate notable behaviors that have been escalated to the Canvas engineering team. Known issues are not a guarantee for an immediate resolution. This document is for informational purposes only and does not replace the Support process. If you are encountering the behavior outlined in this document, please ensure you have submitted a Support case (per your institution's escalation process) so Canvas Support can adequately gauge the overall customer impact and prioritize appropriately.

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