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    Grading Instructions

    Entering Final Grades in Workday

    • Log into Workday
    • Click on the Teaching Application
    • Choose Assign Final Grades
    • Choose My Assigned Course Sections
    • Choose the correct Academic Period (term/ part-of-term)
    • Select the section you want to grade
    • Enter grades for ALL students on your roster
    • (F, N, and I grades only) Enter Last Date of Attendance 
      • If the student never attended, please enter a date prior to the start of the class.
    • Press Submit
    • (I grade only) Enter Due Date. This date is not used by our office, but is required by Workday. You will still need to complete the Incomplete Request Form and turn it into the Associate Dean.
    • Check the Confirm box
    • Press OK

    NEW in Workday: students can see grades as soon as you submit them.

    View Faculty: Final Grading Instructions for extended directions and screenshots.

    Grading Standards

    • All students on your roster must be graded.
      • If you think a student had dropped or withdrawn, but the student still appears on your roster without a grade of W, you must still grade the student appropriately.
    • Grades of W, and EX will already appear and require no action.
    • Incomplete grades are available for students in special circumstances and with a completed Incomplete Grade Request Form.
    • The grades available conform to the Grading Basis for the course.

    Grading Deadlines

    Please refer to the grading calendar for all grading deadlines. Grades are due at NOON on the day of the deadline.

    Undergraduate courses: The deadline is typically one week after finals end, but check the calendar for exact dates.

    Graduate courses: Grading opens at the beginning of each academic period, and grades are due one week after the last day of class.

    Changing Grades

    NEW in Workday: Faculty can change grades directly in Workday until one year after the academic period ended.

    • Log into Workday
    • Click on the Teaching Application
    • Choose Assign Final Grades
    • Choose My Assigned Course Sections
    • Choose the correct Academic Period (term/ part-of-term)
    • Select the section you want to grade
    • Check the Grade Change box and enter the new grade, a Grade Change Reason, and a Comment.
    • Review the change, check the confirm box, and press OK

    View Faculty: Changing Grades for extended directions and screenshots

    For grade changes past the one-year deadline, please use the Grading Change Request Form.

    Interim (Midterm) Grades

    Interim grades help staff and advisors ensure that students are making appropriate progress towards their degrees. Similarly they help students prioritize their studies and prepare for the upcoming semester.

    View Faculty: Interim (Midterm) Grading Instructions for extended instructions and screenshots.

    Special Cases/Glossary