WebGrading is a two-step process; you must first enter and save your grades, then submit your grades.  To access WebGrading, log in to the Faculty Link and click on ‘Grading‘ under Instructor’s Tools.

  1. From the ‘Select Class’ screen, click on the course to be graded.
  2. Choose the ‘Enter’ option.
  3. Click the boxes on the right to enter individual grades.
  4. When all grades are entered, click the ‘Save Grades’ button (if you are ready to submit these grades, select ‘Review’ then click on the ‘Submit Grades’ button).

  1. From the ‘Select Class’ screen, click on the course.
  2. Choose the ‘Submit’ option and review the grades.
  3. Click the ‘Submit Grades’ button.

Once grades have been submitted they are posted to the students’ records, and any changes to grades must be made by submitting a Grade Change form.

Other WebGrade Options

  1. Go to ‘Grading Options,’ and click on ‘Comments.’
  2. Select the student for which you want to add a comment.
  3. Add a comment (up to 60 characters), and click ‘Update.’

Please add a comment for all students for which an MG is being assigned to help resolve the issue in the future.

  1. On the Main page, select the ‘Class List’ option and select the class, then choose ‘Manage Class’ option.
  2. Select the ‘Authorize Teaching Assistant’ option.
  3. Enter the person’s BU ID# or Last Name, First Name.
  4. Select the End Date and Access Type for that person’s access.

This person cannot submit grades; you will need to submit these grades once all grades have been entered and saved.


  1. On ‘Select Class’ screen, click on the course.
  2. Choose the ‘Add’ student option.
  3. Enter the student’s Last Name, BU ID#, and Grade.

You must enter the student’s Last Name and Student ID number as it appears on the system, otherwise the ‘add’ will not be allowed.

  1. On the ‘Select Class’ screen, click on the specific course.
  2. Choose ‘Enter’ Grades.
  3. Choose the Grading ‘Guidelines’ option.
  4. Follow the Grading Guidelines as they pertain to students who never attended, stopped attending, missed an exam, etc.

You cannot assign a W grade; if a student dropped your course by the permitted deadline, he/she will have a pre-assigned W grade.
Most colleges within the University require a written contract before assigning Incomplete (I) grades; check with your college for policy confirmation.

Advanced Options

  1. From the ‘Select Class’ screen, click on the specific course.
  2. Select the  ‘Download’ option.
  3. Save the file to a location on your computer of choice; click ‘Save.’

  1. From the ‘Select Class’ screen, click on the specific course.
  2. Select the ‘Upload’ button.
  3. Select the file you would like to upload (the file must be a text file, and can be a tab or comma delimited text file).
  4. Select the columns (student’s BU ID#, Grade), then click ‘Upload.’

You cannot upload students who are not on the class list; you must first add these students manually (see Add student to Grade List)
After grades have been uploaded, you must then submit them.