The following instructions will substitute letter grades for numeric grades in all grade items.

– Click on Grades from your navigation bar
– Under “Grades Area,” click on Grades Scheme
– Under Schemes List, Click New
– Type a Name for your grade scheme
– Type letter grades in the Symbol column of the Ranges table; begin with “F” in row 1
– Type “D-” and “D” in the next two rows, and fill in the corresponding percentages
– Click [Save]
– To add the rows for the remaining letter grade symbols, type “9” in the Add Ranges box and click the green + sign (see table below)



Fill in the remaining letter grades and percentages

– Click [Save] when done.
Note that D2L Grade Schemes do NOT round off grades.
– The above example assumes 60% is passing, but grants students with 59.5 the D-.
For students to see the letter grade scheme, you need to do the following:

  • In “Grades Area,” click on Settings
  • In Grade Settings, click on Org Unit Display Options
  • Next to Grade Details, uncheck Points Grade and Weighted Grade if they are checked, and check the boxes next to Grade Scheme Symbol and Grade Scheme Color

  • Click Save when done.
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