This tutorial will show you how to hide a visible Dropbox from students. When hidden, you can edit your Dropbox and adjust the settings. Hidden Dropboxes are not viewable by students.

NOTE: When you create a new Dropbox, it defaults to hidden and you must unhide it manually.


  1. Click on Submissions on the Navbar

  2. Click on Dropboxes

  3. Check the box(s) next to the Dropbox(es).
    check box example.png
  4. Click on More Actions
  5. Click on Hide From Users 
    • You will see the following icon when the box is hidden regardless of the dates.hidden icon 1.png

TO unhide/publish

1. Repeat steps 3 and 4
2. Click on Make Visible to Users
NOTE: You can also set a Dropbox to hidden when you edit or create a Dropbox by clicking the visibility button t the bottom of the page.


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