How do I close an announcement for comments in a course?

To stop students from posting replies to individual announcements, use the close for comments button.

Note: You can disable comments for all Announcements by following How do I disable comments in Announcements for the entire course?

Open Announcements

Open Announcements

In Course Navigation, click the Announcements link.

Open Announcement

Open Announcement

Click the title of the announcement [1]. You can also click the settings icon [2] and select the Close for comments link [3].

Close for Comments

Close for Comments

Locate the Settings icon [1] and click the Close for Comments link [2].

View Announcement

View Announcement

Verify the announcement is closed for comments by locating the This announcement is closed for comments indicator.

Re-Open for Comments

Re-Open for Comments

To re-open the announcement for comments, locate the Settings icon and click the Open for Comments link.