Grade Submission (Canvas)

Grade Submission (Canvas)

Grade Submission in Canvas

  1. Open your course in Canvas.
  2. Navigate to ISU AdminTools on the left.
    Select ISU Admin Tools from the help menu (far left of your screen)If you do not see ISU AdminTools in your course navigation, you should follow the How do I manage Course Navigation links guide.
  3. Authorize that you are going to an ISU site.Global course administration
  4. Choose Submit Grades.
  5. Click on the Start New Submission button to proceed.
    Grade submission checklist
  6. Choose Midterm or Final submission type. If Grade Submission is over for the semester, you may choose Calculate Correction to Final Grades to calculate for submission elsewhere.
  7. Choose Section/Sections you wish to submit grades.
  8. Choose Assignments to be included in this submission. When submitting Midterms, this is an opportunity to choose only those assignments that should count up to this point.
  9. Check Gradebook for potential errors in grade calculation. Tips given provide the best grading experience for instructors and students.
  10. Verify Grades. When necessary, make the selections for the following:
    1. F grades (final grades only) select from Stopped Attending, Never Attended or Earned
    2. Incomplete (I) select from blank (no report), Military, or Academic Misconduct or Dishonesty (see Incomplete Marks: ISU Catalog)
  11. Once you are confident that all grades coming from the Total Column in Canvas to Grade to Submit are correct, you can choose to Save and Continue.
  12. The Confirmation page holds all information regarding this submission, including the time submitted and who submitted it. There is a listing of sections and assignments used in the grade submission, information on the suggested tips, and a breakdown of the grades submitted.

For detailed information on setting up your Gradebook in Canvas, review and use the Key Concepts for Grading in Canvas guide.

Need assistance?

  1. For help with the Gradebook, contact Canvas 24/7 Support via the ?Help menu in Canvas:
    1. live chat with Canvas Support
    2. ticket support — open the ?Help menu in Canvas and click Report a Problem
    3. phone support — 515-294-4000, then follow the prompts for Canvas support
  2. For help with the Submit Grades tool, contact the ISU Solution Center:
    1. Email
    2. Call 515-294-4000 and follow the prompts to receive support from Solution Center staff
  3. For pedagogical assistance, contact the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT), via phone 515-294-5357 or email Or contact the unit for your area.