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Grades in the D2L Grade Book can be released to students at any time during the term. Until you release the final (calculated or adjusted) grade, students are only able to see individual items in the Grade Book, not a combined score.

Release Final Grades from the Grade Item

This method lets you release final grades for all students, or for selected students.

  1. Navigate to your Manage Grades area.
  2. Select Grades in your top menu to enter the Manage Grades area.
    Context menu of Grade Item with Enter Grades selected
  3. Select the down-arrow at the end of the Final Calculated or Adjusted Grade label.
  4. If you want to release all student grades, select the top checkbox on the left to select all students. Then click the blue “Release/Unrelease” toggle button.
  5. To select specific students, chose the checkbox to the left of their name and click “Release/Unrelease.” The status will show in the far right “Released” column.
    Final Grade Item in Enter Grades view showing Release/Unrelease button

Release All Final Grades from Grades Settings

  1. Click on Grades and then Grades from the course navigation bar.
    Manage Grades menu item
  2. Click on the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the page.

  3. Click on the Org Unit Display Options tab.
  4. Under Grade Details, check the three boxes.

  5. Click on the Calculation Options tab.
  6. Make sure the check boxes for Automatically release final grade and Automatically keep final grades updated are checked.
  7. Click Save and Close. 

This article was last updated on Aug 6, 2021 @ 4:14 pm.