Getting Started

Grade Center Basics (e.g., menus, columns, cells, etc.)

Customizing the Grade Center

Common Grading Task (e.g., assign grades, override grades, etc.)

Creating Grade Center Columns
Just like in an Excel spreadsheet it is possible to manually create columns in the Blackboard Grade Center.

Changing The Default Letter Grading Schema
Each new course has a default letter grading schema. You can create additional grading schemas to reflect the multiple ways you want to grade throughout your course.

Problem: Scroll Bar Missing from the Grade Center
Missing Grade Center scroll bars?  Click to learn how to fix this issue.

Additional Assistance:

  • Call our Blackboard Help line 24 hours a day, every day at (213) 740-5555 and choose option 2.
  • Faculty can request help and training from USC’s Enterprise Learning Technologies group by submitting a request to