Restricting Canvas Quizzes by Location


How can I restrict access to my Canvas quiz based on location?


This guide will walk you through the process of restricting a Canvas quiz to only work in a specific computer lab on campus. Before you start, you will need to finish these steps:

  • Determine which lab on campus you wish to offer the quiz in.
  • Contact the Technology Support Center to determine what network address range that particular lab falls under. 
    • The range will look something like this

With the correct network range in place:

  1. Edit the quiz you wish to restrict and locate the section entitled Quiz Restrictions.
  2. Check the box next to Filter IP Addresses.
  3. In the box that appears below the checkbox, enter the network address range with /24 after the address.
    • An example would be
  4. Save your quiz.

For additional assistance, please contact Information Technology Services at 419-372-0999 or through chat.


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