Enter or Change Grades Manually

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Enter a Grade

To manually enter grades into the Grade Center, or to override or change a grade that has already been entered:

Click on the cell in which you want to enter or change a grade. Type in the value and press Enter to save the grade.

NOTE: If you do not press Enter you will be prompted to select OK to enter the grade.

NOTE: A small orange triangle will appear in top right hand corner of the cells where grades have been manually entered or changed.

Add Comments to Grades
Adding comments to grades allows Instructors, TAs and Graders to provide constructive feedback to students. Instructors, TAs and Graders can also use this feature to leave notes about the grading process or decision to share with other instructors, TAs, or graders.

A grade must be entered into a cell before comments can be added.

To add a comment:

  1. Move your cursor to the cell to which you’d like to add a comment.
  2. Click the down arrow action link on the right hand side of the cell.  Select Quick Comment from the drop-down menu.
  3. To add a comment that will be visible to the student, enter text into the Feedback to User textbox.
  4. To add a comment that will be visible to Instructors, TAs and Graders, enter text into the Instructor Notes textbox.
  5. Click Submit to save and share comments.

NOTE: Any files that you upload must not contain spaces or special characters in the file name. Only numbers, letters, hyphens (-), and underscores (_) are permitted.

View Grade Details

You can view the details of a particular student's grade in order to:

  • view Test and Assignment attempt history
  • clear or ignore Test and Assignment attempts
  • edit a grade and provide feedback
  • override a grade
  • exempt a grade
  • view grade history

To do any of the above tasks:

  1. Go to the Full Grade Center.
  2. Move your cursor to the cell which you would like to view.
  3. Click on the down arrow to the right of the cell and select View Grade Details.
    View Grade Details Animation
  4. From this page, you can grade the attempt, provide feedback, override the grade, exempt the grade, view column details, or view the grade history.
    View Grade Details Annotated
    You can also use commenting and mark-up tools to provide feedback through Inline Grading.