While Submitty provides mechanisms of getting information about a course, or grades, an instructor may wish to run one-off queries against their database. To faciliate this, Submitty provides for each course a “SQL Toolbox” that can be accessed from the sidebar. Within the toolbox, instructors may run a SELECT query and see the results in tabular format.

The toolbox does come with a number of important limitations, put in place to help prevent accidental data loss and general security. As such, the toolbox will: