How do I set grades/comments to be released automatically?

To allow your students to see grades or comments as soon as they are entered, you can set the Grading Post Policy for your course or for individual assignments to Automatic.

For all assignments in the course:

  • Click the Grades link in course navigation.
  • Click the Settings menu (gear icon) in the upper right corner.
    • If you do not see the Settings gear icon, check that you are in the Gradebook view and not Individual View
  • Click the Grade Posting Policy tab.
  • Select the 'Automatically Post Grades' option.
  • Click the Update button.
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For an individual assignment:

  • Click the Grades link in course navigation.
  • Hover over the desired assignment title, click the options menu (three-dot icon) and select the 'Grade Posting Policy' option.
  • Select the 'Automatically' option.
  • Click the Save button.
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