Set grades/comments to be released manually (hidden until posted) to all students

If your course is set up to release grades/comments automatically (as soon as entered), you can change the default setting so grades/comments remain hidden until you post them.

To set grades/comments to be released manually for all assignments in the course:

  1. Click the Grades link in course navigation.
  2. 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
  3. Click the Grade Posting Policy tab.
  4. Select the Manually Post Grades option.
  5. Click the Apply Settings button.

Full Guide to set course posting policy

To set grades/comments to be released manually for an individual assignment:

  1. Click the Grades link in course navigation.
  2. Hover over the desired assignment title, click the options menu (three-dot icon) and select the Grade Posting Policy option.
  3. Select the Manually option.
  4. Click the Apply Settings button.

Full Guide to set assignment posting policy