No feedback pull requests on new classroom assingments

So, we’ve been using classroom for a while and all of a sudden the feedback PR is no longer created upon acceptance of the classroom assignment. I’d like to point out that we’ve ticked the PR box:

However our students have 0 pull requests in their repository:

There is no feedback branch either:

on a side note the review button points to<<student_github_handle>>/pull/1 but this results in a 404 page showing address<<student_github_handle>>/issues/1

did we miss a maintenance note or is this functionality broken now?

Hi @Josvanreenen, that seems like a bug of some sort! Would you mind reaching out at We usually try to avoid digging into account-specific issues in a public forum. You can just copy your post here, it’ll get routed to my team :slight_smile:

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Hi @d12, I will do so in a minute, my main reason for posting here is to validate if it is just me or are other educators out there experiencing the same issue.

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I had this issue as well, though in my case I thought it was because I was trying to add custom github actions related to the autograder. Do your repos use autograding?

No, they don’t. just a simple java repo as template and a ticked checkbox on feedback PR, nothing more, nothing less. That’s why I’m checking if it’s just me or a browser issue, but all my students experience the same: they do get a repo with the code from the template, just no feedback branch nor accompanying PR.

I can only report that my first assignment – which did not go out, but which I tested on myself – was also missing a feedback link. I mae a second assignment, and on that one the feedback link does appear.

I was very hopeful with that comment, thanks for replying at all by the way, but sadly my second assignment did not have a feedback PR either. I did receive a notice from support confirming there is an issue, so I remain hopeful!. Will update as soon as I know more :slight_smile:

Anyone knows if there was any progress/resolution to this problem? Feedback PRs stopped being created for me as well.

In first few tests it was working OK, but after I admitted actual students, PRs are no longer there…

Same problem appeared in two newly created classrooms today and yesterday. Some students (at least 3 out of 76) just don’t have the PR, and the “Review” button in roster just leads to a 404.

Also, same students don’t have any GitHub Actions set up for autograding in their repository, which is quite unfortunate

My classroom is also experiencing this issue. All new accounts don’t have the PR, receive a 404 when clicking on “review” and actions are continuously attempting to “Update GitHub Classroom Autograding” and “Update GitHub Classroom Autograding Workflow”. Does anyone have any information on this issue?

Hello! If you have any students who are reporting that their assignments don’t have certain pieces of information (like the PR for feedback, autograding tests, etc). Would you mind sending a ticket through Support (it’ll come to me :smile:) with their usernames and I can help you sort this out for the time being manually.

We are working on a longer term fix for this now, but it’s not quite ready for public release yet.


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