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

This guide is for instructors and administrators who 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 view or access these features and settings.

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