Why Can't My Students See Their Grades?

 

To fix this common error, foolow these simple steps in any course that you are having this problem.


#1 - Make sure the tool is Added. See below image



#2 - Make sure the Tool is not Hidden.

Go to Build Tab >
Go to Manage Course >
Select Course Menu >
Scroll down to the very bottom and make sure that under "My Tools", the "My Grades" is not hidden
If the only option to the right is "Show Link" then you have it Hidden - click on Show Link to unhide. See below image




#3 - Make sure the Grades are Released to Students.

Go to the Teach Tab >
Grade Book >
Grade Book Options (top right) >
choose Column Settings >
Make certain that "Released to Student" says Yes under each Desired Grade Column
and Grade Column says Yes under each Desired Grade Column

To test to see if students can see their grades,
go to the Grade Book and input grades for your fake account (Demo Student)
Save
go to Student View and see if you can see the grades
If you see them, the student sees theirs.