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.
Navigate to Settings - Point System - click the Additional Point Settings button
Click the Last Day to Earn Points and select the date one week later
Click View/Edit Periods - Edit Periods
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.