The My Grades area shows the status of gradable items, such as tests and assignments. The My Grades area may include item names, details, feedback from your instructor, grades, links to rubrics used for grading, and more.

Topics in this article include:

Accessing My Grades

View Grade Details

Grade Item Status

Viewing Graded Assignments

Accessing My Grades

You may access the My Grades area from a few places within your course:

The Course Menu

Click on My Grades in the course menu to access the My Grades area of the course.

The Tools Area within a course

Click on Tools in the course menu.

This will bring you to the Tools area of the course. Click My Grades to access the My Grades area of the course.

My Blackboard

At the top of your myLesley page, click the arrow next to your name to access the My Blackboard menu.

Click the My Grades icon.

View Grade Details

If you access the My Grades area from the My Blackboard menu, you may see the grades for all of your courses. If you access My Grades from inside a course, you will see your grades for that course only.

Click on any item in the View Grade Details area to view details for your grade. Your instructor may have provided feedback and/or comments. 

Grade Item Status

The following table describes the symbols appearing on the My Grades page.

Item has not been completed. No information is available.
green check mark
Item is completed, but will not have a grade (for items such as surveys).
yellow exclamation mark
Item has been submitted. This item is waiting to be reviewed by your instructor.-OR-
Item has been submitted. Your instructor may review this item but not provide a grade.
Item has been graded. Click the grade to view detailed feedback.
blue pie chart
Attempt is in progress. This item has not been submitted.
dashed circle
Grade is exempted for this user. If you do not complete this assignment, it will not affect your grade.
red exclamation mark
Error has occurred. Contact your instructor.
head with question mark
Graded anonymously. Appears with rows where your instructor assigned grades with student names hidden during the grading process.
Click to view feedback provided during grading.

Viewing Graded Assignments

To view a graded assignment, including any comments or feedback your instructor has provided, go to your My Grades area and select your Assignment. Click your Assignment title to open it.


This will bring you in to your Assignment's Review Submission History area. You will be able to see your submitted assignment, any comments & markups your instructor has left, your grade, and any feedback your instructor has left. 


If your instructor has used the inline grading tool to leave comments and feedback within your document, you may download and annotated PDF for your records. To do so, click the download button at the top of your graded assignment.


This will bring up your options. Select Download Annotated PDF to download the version with your instructor's comments and markups.


Please note that in order to view the annotations you will need to open the PDF in a dedicated PDF reader such as Adobe Reader.

For more information see Assignment Grades or view the Check Assignment Grades tutorial below.