The syllabus will list all policies, procedures, assignments, etc. for a course.  You can access the syllabus by going to the specific course and clicking on the Syllabus link in the menu on the left.

The Syllabus contains a link to the course syllabus along with a list of assignments and due dates in a table. Click the assignment title to view the details of the assignment.

You may also find the Syllabus in the Modules section of the course.