Deleting/Editing a Discussion Post

Deleting a Discussion Thread or Post

Students cannot delete their own discussion threads or posts, but a student can edit their threads and posts. If you need a post deleted, contact your instructor. 

Editing a Discussion Thread or Post

  1. Click the drop-down menu beside the post title.
    Identifies the Edit Post option.
  2. If the post has no replies, you will see Edit Post in the menu.
  3. Click Edit Post.
  4. Make your revision.
  5. Click Update.
    Shows Update button.
  • After a revision, there will be a revised  icon next to the date and time of the edit.

Identifies icon that shows a post has been edited.

See also Participating in Discussions

Contact the instructor to request a post be deleted.