There are several ways for you to control when students have access to modules. You can:
- You can determine when assignments open and close in Canvas by setting an availability range in the assignment settings. For more information about due dates and availability dates, visit https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-2628.
- Lock modules until a certain date: https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-2853
- Require students to move through course requirements in order: https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-2852
- Set prerequisites for modules: https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-2861
- Move your module to unpublished Draft State: https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-2822.