The Blackboard Grade Center

If this is the first time you have ever used Blackboard for posting grades, you may not be aware of the more common issues that can arise with gradebook calculations. Blackboard has many settings available for custom grading options — but that means checking multiple settings to confirm they are all set up correctly.

For common issues in calculating weighted grades in Blackboard, visit this excellent resource from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Want some steps to follow to prevent the most common errors? Follow this handy guide from MATC.

Totals off? Check these suggestions from NDSU.

If after checking the above resources you feel the grade center is still incorrect, please send a request to and one of our Blackboard specialists will assist you.