Automatically Score Missing Assignments in Canvas
If you have a lot of students in your class, it can be a pain to put in a grade for missing assignments that are past due. A new feature in Canvas will do it for you, automatically!
Access Grade Book Settings
Click on the Grades link on the left-hand navigation. Then, click on the gear icon.
Set Late Policies
A new window opens and provides an option for setting the Late Policies.
Click on the check box next to Automatically apply grade for missing submissions
Type a zero (0), or the desired number of points for a missing submission, in the Grade percentage for missing submissions box
Click the Update button
This feature applies to any currently missing assignments that are:
- past the due date, AND
- set-up for online submission
Score Missing Assignments Video Tutorial
This short video will walk you through the process of automatically scoring missing assignments in Canvas.