Create Course Assignments on the Android Mobile App (Instructors)

Use Assignments to enter tasks for students, which they can review, download, and submit directly from within the Schoology mobile app, or in tandem with other resources and applications.

Within your Android mobile app, you can add an assignment from one of two places: within a course or the Recent Activity area.

To create an assignment from a Course:

  1. Tap the navigation icon.
  2. Tap Courses and the desired course. 
  3. Tap the add icon (+) and select Assignment.
  4. Enter the following information:
    • Title: Name the Assignment.
    • Description: Add a description for the assignment.
    • Due Date: Set a due date to add the assignment to your Calendar.
    • Max Pts: Set the number of points the assignment is worth.
    • Category: Select a category for the assignment. For example, Homework or Tests and Quizzes.
    • Period: Select a grading period for the assignment. For example, 2019-2020 Sem. 2
    • Scale: Select a grading scale. For example, A+/- or Numeric. You can also select a rubric that you've created in the web-based version.
    • Set as midterm/final
    • Enable SubmissionsTap Show More to add more assignment details:
  5. Note: Grading Periods, Categories, and Rubrics must be created in the web-based version of Schoology before they can be added to the mobile app.
    Optional: You can add an attachment to the assignment to provide additional information to your students. Tap the icon to add the respective attachment types:

    • Tap Photo to access your device’s camera
    • Tap Video to access your device’s camera and microphone
    • Tap File to attach a file saved to your device
    • Tap Resources to attach an item stored in your Schoology Resources.
  6. Tap the Post icon to save the assignment and assign it to all students in the course.
  7. To cancel your assignment, tap the trash icon or tap Back on your device.

Follow the steps to create an assignment from a course in the Android app.


To create an assignment from the Recent Activity area:

  1. From the Recent Activity section on the Home screen, tap the add icon (+).
  2. Select Assignment.
  3. Tap Post to... and choose which course you would like to post the assignment.
  4. Fill in the Title and Description and add the Due Date.
    Optional: To attach an item to your assignment, click on the buttons: Photo/Video/File/Resource.
  5. Tap the Post icon to complete.
  6. To cancel your assignment, tap the trash icon or tap Back on your device.