Setting Open edX courses to self-paced in Studio

  1. Go to Studio.
  2. Create a new course - fill in the four required fields and click save
  3. Go to the Settings menu and select Schedule & Details
  4. Scroll all the way to the bottom of the page to the Course Pacing section
  5. Select Self-Paced

IMPORTANT: A course's pacing cannot be changed after a Course Start Date has passed. If you wish to change your course's pacing after the course has been released, you'll need to first adjust the Course Start Date to some future date, then change the pacing as outlined in this doc. 

See the second item in this doc for how to change a Course Start Date.

Here’s what the Schedule & Details page looks like:

Remember to click Save and your course is now Self-Paced.