D2L: Grades Overview (Student)


When instructors use Desire2Learn to manage grade data, students can have up-to-date information on how they are doing on class assessments. These instructions guide you to view available information.

  • Access to Desire2Learn
  • NetID and password
  1. Log into Desire2Learn.
  2. Select the course desired to view grades.
  3. Select the Grades tab.
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    Navigation Bar
  5. Grade item information will differ depending on what the instructor has chosen to display.
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  7. Points, weight achieved, grade, and comments or assessments may be included.
  8. If there is a rubric or learning objective with the grade item, click the Assessment details link to view, click Close when finished.
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    Assessment details
  10. If the GradesOverview8 icon is available, this will show grade performance as compared to the rest of the class.  Click on the icon to open a new window.
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    Statistics window, Grade distribution
  12. Click Close when finished.
  • Final or current grade may be listed at the top of the page. Click the GradesOverview9 icon to view which graded items contribute to the current grade listed; click Close when finished.
  • If you have questions, please contact the DLC Help Desk at 608.342.1303, or 877.854.3083. You can also visit the DLC Help Desk's web page for information on hours of availability.