Where are my assignment grades?

Doesn't seem familiar? Jump to the "Ultra" help about accessing grades.

You can review the grades and feedback on your My Grades page. You can also access the assignment's Review Submission History page and review the grade and feedback in context. Assignments aren't graded automatically. Your instructor must grade each assignment.

More on the My Grades page

Review Submission History page

To review your grade and feedback, select the same link in your course you used to submit your assignment. The Review Submission History page appears. If you uploaded a file, it automatically opens in the browser if inline viewing is on.

Review instructor feedback

When you submit an attachment for an assignment, you'll see your submission in the Bb Annotate viewer. The new menu provides you with a sidebar summary view, page and view settings, search capabilities, and lets you print and download the submission. To review your grade and feedback, select the same link in your course you used to submit your assignment. If you uploaded a file, it automatically opens in the browser if inline viewing is on.

Many file types open in the viewer, but your instructor can annotate only these file types:

  • Microsoft® Word (DOC, DOCX)
  • Microsoft® PowerPoint®(PPT, PPTX)
  • Microsoft® Excel®(XLS, XLSM, XLSX)
  • OpenOffice® Documents (ODS, ODT, ODP)
  • Digital Images (JPEG, JPG, PNG, TIF, TIFF, TGA, BMP)
  • Medical Images (DICOM, DICM, DCM)
  • PDF
  • PSD
  • RTF
  • TXT
  • WPD

Original formatting and embedded images are preserved.

Bb Annotate is supported on current versions of Firefox, Chrome, Edge, and Safari. If your file doesn't open automatically in the browser, the file isn't supported.

A. Sidebar: View Thumbnail, Outline, Annotation, or Bookmark views of the submission.

Selecting an annotation in the sidebar summary view doesn't identify it within the document.

B. Pages: Use the arrows to jump to different pages in the submission.

C. Pan: Move the submission on the page.

D. Zoom and Fit: Zoom in and out of the submission or adjust the view to fit the page, fit the width, or select the best fit.

E. Print or Download: Print or download the submission with the annotations.

A known issue with some browsers' built-in PDF viewer may not display all your annotations. Please view annotated PDFs in a native PDF viewer such as Adobe Acrobat.

F. Search: Search the submission for specific text.

If your instructor used a rubric to grade your work, select the View Rubric icon to view details.


Anonymous grading

On the Review Submission History and My Grades pages, a Graded Anonymously icon appears if your assignment was graded without your name shown.

Your instructor may assign multiple graders to grade your assignments to eliminate bias. Your instructor determines if you can see feedback from all graders.


ULTRA: Where are my assignment grades?

Doesn't seem familiar? Jump to the "Original" help about accessing grades.

Typically, assignments aren't graded automatically. Your instructor must grade each assignment and post the grade and feedback.

If your instructor needs to grade your assignment, Not graded appears in the Grading section in the assignment's side panel.

Your instructor may choose not to reveal the correct answers to automatically scored questions until all students have submitted. A banner appears at the top of the assessment with this information. Check back later to see if answers have been revealed.

As your instructors post grades, you'll find them in your activity stream. Select View my grade to display your grade.

More on the activity stream

You can also access the assignment in your course to review your grade and feedback in context.

Your grades also appear on the global and course grades pages.

More on accessing grades

More on grade pill colors

More on zeros assigned to past due work

Review instructor feedback in Bb Annotate

When you submit an attachment for an assignment, you'll see your submission in the new Bb Annotate viewer. The new menu provides you with a sidebar summary view, page and view settings, search capabilities, and lets you print and download the submission. To review your grade and feedback, select the same link in your course you used to submit your assignment. If you uploaded a file, it automatically opens in the browser if inline viewing is on.

Many file types open in the viewer, but your instructor can annotate only these file types:

  • Microsoft® Word (DOC, DOCX)
  • Microsoft® PowerPoint®(PPT, PPTX)
  • Microsoft® Excel®(XLS, XLSM, XLSX)
  • OpenOffice® Documents (ODS, ODT, ODP)
  • Digital Images (JPEG, JPG, PNG, TIF, TIFF, TGA, BMP)
  • Medical Images (DICOM, DICM, DCM)
  • PDF
  • PSD
  • RTF
  • TXT
  • WPD

Original formatting and embedded images are preserved.

Bb Annotate is supported on current versions of Firefox, Chrome, and Safari. If your file doesn't open automatically in the browser, your institution hasn't turned on inline viewing or the file isn't supported.

  1. Sidebar: View Thumbnail, Outline, Annotation, or Bookmark views of the submission.

    Selecting an annotation in the sidebar summary view doesn't identify it within the document.

  2. Pages: Use the arrows to jump to different pages in the submission.
  3. Pan: Move the submission on the page.
  4. Zoom and Fit: Zoom in and out of the submission or adjust the view to fit the page, fit the width, or select the best fit.
  5. Print or Download: Print or download the submission with the annotations.

    A known issue with some browsers' built-in PDF viewer may not display all your annotations. Please view annotated PDFs in a native PDF viewer such as Adobe Acrobat.

  6. Search: Search the submission for specific text.

If your instructor used a rubric to grade your work, select the View Rubric icon to view details.


ULTRA: Score changes on questions

Your instructor can make changes to points for a question after grading is complete. Your updated grade also appears in the activity stream and on your Grades page.

Your instructor may also give full credit for a question that wasn't fully covered in the lecture or explained well. After grading is completed, you can see which questions your instructor awarded full credit. Full credit given appears next to the grade pill and is also noted in the answers section.


ULTRA: View my graded assignment in the browser

Review Submission History page

To review your grade and feedback, select the same link in your course you used to submit your assignment. The Review Submission History page appears. If you uploaded a file, it automatically opens in the browser if inline viewing is on.

Review instructor feedback

When you submit an attachment for an assignment, you'll see your submission in the Bb Annotate viewer. The new menu provides you with a sidebar summary view, page and view settings, search capabilities, and lets you print and download the submission. To review your grade and feedback, select the same link in your course you used to submit your assignment. If you uploaded a file, it automatically opens in the browser if inline viewing is on.

Many file types open in the viewer, but your instructor can annotate only these file types:

  • Microsoft® Word (DOC, DOCX)
  • Microsoft® PowerPoint®(PPT, PPTX)
  • Microsoft® Excel®(XLS, XLSM, XLSX)
  • OpenOffice® Documents (ODS, ODT, ODP)
  • Digital Images (JPEG, JPG, PNG, TIF, TIFF, TGA, BMP)
  • Medical Images (DICOM, DICM, DCM)
  • PDF
  • PSD
  • RTF
  • TXT
  • WPD

Original formatting and embedded images are preserved.

Bb Annotate is supported on current versions of Firefox, Chrome, Edge, and Safari. If your file doesn't open automatically in the browser, the file isn't supported.

A. Sidebar: View Thumbnail, Outline, Annotation, or Bookmark views of the submission.

Selecting an annotation in the sidebar summary view doesn't identify it within the document.

B. Pages: Use the arrows to jump to different pages in the submission.

C. Pan: Move the submission on the page.

D. Zoom and Fit: Zoom in and out of the submission or adjust the view to fit the page, fit the width, or select the best fit.

E. Print or Download: Print or download the submission with the annotations.

A known issue with some browsers' built-in PDF viewer may not display all your annotations. Please view annotated PDFs in a native PDF viewer such as Adobe Acrobat.

F. Search: Search the submission for specific text.

If your instructor used a rubric to grade your work, select the View Rubric icon to view details.


ULTRA: View the rubric

Access your graded submission on the Course Content page to open the Details & Information panel. If your instructor used a rubric to grade your submission, select This item is graded with a rubric to open the rubric alongside the assignment.

You can expand individual criterion to review the achievement levels. The awarded achievement levels are highlighted.


ULTRA: Multiple attempts grades

If your instructor allows, you can make more than one submission for an assignment. Your instructor chooses how to calculate your grade for multiple submissions:

  • Average of all attempts
  • First graded attempt
  • Last graded attempt
  • Highest graded attempt
  • Lowest graded attempt

In the assignment’s Details & Information panel, you can view your current grade and the calculation method. Select your grade to view details and review your submissions.

In the Submission panel, you can see which attempts have grades and feedback. Select the attempt you want to view. Your submission opens, and you can view your grade and how it was calculated. You can review your work and expand the Feedback panel if your instructor left comments.

More on group grades and feedback

More on feedback recordings

If your instructor left feedback for multiple attempts, you can read each attempt's feedback. A message appears if your instructor has overridden the item's final grade.

If you submitted after the due date, a late alert appears in the Submission panel and on the assignment page.

You can also see how many attempts you have on the Course Grades page. You can see which attempts you submitted before the due date and if any submissions are or will be late.

More on the Course Grades page