Students can see the grades for assignments as soon as the instructor posts them.

The Gradebook is where scores for each student’s assignments are recorded. When an instructor changes an assignment grade, Canvas automatically sends the student a notification. The Gradebook is viewable from the Grades left navigation link and from each graded assignment.


Students are able to view the grade for individual assignments in Canvas, as well as their cumulative score for all work to date in a course, immediately after an instructor posts the grade. The timely posting of assignment grades gives students valuable information about how closely they are meeting the course expectations.

Best Practice Recommendations

  • Post assignment grades in the Gradebook.

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