Canvas Gradebook Options

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The Gradebook has many options for students to view their grades. In Canvas, students are able to view their current grades, total grades, what-if scores, instructor comments, and more. Here we have put together a quick start guide as for how to use and access all these options. 

The Grades page in a course displays all current grades for all course assignments.


Note: Not all instructors have the same Gradebook setup and therefore, some of these options may not apply to all courses.


Note: Some details in the Grades page, such as scoring details and the total grade, may be restricted in your course.

View grades in Canvas

Follow the steps to view your grades:

  • In Global Navigation, click the Courses link.
  • Then click the name of the course.
  • In Course Navigation, click the Grades link.
  • From the grades page you can select the Course for which you want to view grades. By default, grades are sorted chronologically by assignment due date.
  • In the Arrange by menu, you can also sort by module, assignment title, or assignment group.
  • To see the specified grades, click the Apply button. Assignments that are not part of a module will be shown at the end of the assignments list in alphabetical order. 
  • The grades page also lets you create hypothetical what-if grades. Click on any score field and  try approximating your grade for both graded assignments (if want to submit an assignment) and ungraded assignments.

Click on this Link for more information on how to use Grade book.