Use Merge Periods to Extend The End Date of Your Yellowdig Community

This guide is for instructors that want to give their learners extra time at the end of a community to earn points. You can read more broadly about Using Merge Periods here.

⚠️ Caution: In Step 2 of this guide

it's critical to extend the earning window by exactly one week. Otherwise, learner points will likely be recalculated in unpredictable ways.


  1. Navigate to Settings - Point System - click the Additional Point Settings button

  2. Click the Last Day to Earn Points and select the date one week later

  3. Click View/Edit Periods -  Edit Periods

  4. Select the checkboxes next to the last two periods of the community - click Merge Periods

Audience: This help article is for Instructors, Designers, and Administrators. Students or Learners cannot access these settings.

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