Activities: Scheduler

Maintained by Picture of Henning Bostelmann Henning Bostelmann
An appointment scheduler for planning face-to-face meetings between teachers and students. Teachers can set up time slots, and students can choose one of these on Moodle.
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The Scheduler module helps you in scheduling appointments with your students. Teachers specify time slots for meetings, students then choose one of them on Moodle. Teachers in turn can record the outcome of the meeting - and optionally a grade - within the scheduler.

Group scheduling is supported; that is, each time slot can accomodate several students, and optionally it is possible to schedule appointments for entire groups at the same time.

Please note that minor updates to this module will normally be released on github only.

For help and discussion about the module, please use the Scheduler forum on

For an earlier version supporting Moodle up to release 1.9, see the Scheduler 1.9 module.


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  • Retired General
    Fri, 29 Dec 2017, 12:35 AM
    Hi Henning et al,

    Thank you for reading this message. I have a question, the current version of Scheduler can only add people to an appointment upon creation. In the future, will you guys implement a version that you can add people to recurring appointments upon creation? Thank you!
  • Lina
    Tue, 9 Jan 2018, 2:34 PM
    Hi Henning,
    Our teachers love the scheduler plugin a lot. They use this plugin to let students to book online tutorials. There's one issue if you could help to solve, it will be really great. When teachers add slots, the system will automatically save the location when the teacher inputs at the first time. Then this location will be the default location for that teacher. But the location will be changed frequently. If the teacher forget to change the default location, students will go to the wrong room. The teachers prefer to have the location field be blank. Can you help with this? Many thanks.
    Best wishes,
  • Picture of Valery Fremaux
    Tue, 23 Jan 2018, 2:33 AM
    Hi Henning, longtime no exchanged... wink how are you going ? i am asked by a customer to complete the scheduler with moodle WS, covering the essential crude questions about scheduler instances, slotsand appointement. Would you be ok for integrating the resulting externallib.php and db/services.php files in the scheduler distribution ?

    Cheers !
  • Picture of ibrahim ibrahim
    Wed, 7 Feb 2018, 2:33 AM
    Dear Sir,
    when i want install plugin i have this error how can i solve it please

    Validating repository_scheduler ... خطاء
    [Error] Unsupported syntax detected in version.php file [$module]
    Installation aborted due to validation failure
  • Picture of Jean-Roch Meurisse
    Fri, 23 Feb 2018, 7:00 PM
    Hi Henning,
    A little suggestion for next version maybe. It would be nice to be allowed to set preferred export format in site config. Many users export data to use them inside excel but don't change the default export format. When files contain accents, they get weird characters in Excel.

  • Picture of David Fité
    Tue, 27 Feb 2018, 1:29 AM
    Hi Henning,

    I have a little problem.
    When I put a file link in Booking form and student-supplied data, like instructions and other info, but students see this URL, and it is no a vali link -> NOT FOUND.
    Any idea? Just happen there....

    Thank you
  • Picture of Henning Bostelmann
    Sun, 18 Mar 2018, 1:41 AM
    @Valery, long time no see! The WS API was something on my long-term to-do list. I am always happy to consider contributions, although I can't promise to integrate them (it really depends what the code looks like, whether it's of wider interest, etc.). If you like, open an issue in the tracker and link a github branch, once your work is finished.
  • Picture of Henning Bostelmann
    Sun, 18 Mar 2018, 5:19 AM
    @David, thanks for mentioning this - there is indeed a bug, I'm tracking this as CONTRIB-7222 (see there foe updates).
  • Picture of Albert Leatherman
    Thu, 29 Mar 2018, 9:39 AM
    Hi Henning, nice tool. Can I prevent teachers seeing students' email addresses? Thanks.
  • Picture of Nadine GIBAUD
    Fri, 6 Apr 2018, 7:00 PM
    Why when I'm connected as a student I have a message saying that guests can't view this activity. Normally, in this situation I can view, and do, any activity in the course but schedule not.
  • Picture of Henning Bostelmann
    Sun, 13 May 2018, 4:51 AM
    @Albert, no, i don't think so, not at the moment. What setting are you using in other contexts (e.g. participant lists) to hide the e-mail address from teachers?
  • Picture of Henning Bostelmann
    Sun, 13 May 2018, 4:52 AM
    @Nadine, this will have to do with your permission settings. Probably you have customized the student role. See here for the required permissions:
  • Picture of Howard Miller
    Fri, 18 May 2018, 8:44 PM
    Can this be extended to support the new Privacy API please?
  • Picture of Henning Bostelmann
    Fri, 18 May 2018, 8:54 PM
    @Howard: See CONTRIB-7308 .
  • Picture of ray cheng
    Tue, 5 Jun 2018, 12:00 PM
    Can this module support Mobile moodle platform?
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