Make Feedback Unavailable to Students Until Grading is Complete in Canvas

This page lists the instructions required to make grades, comments, and annotations unavailable until grading is complete and grades are manually posted.

To change the grade posting policy to manually post grades for a specific assignment follow these steps:


In Course Navigation, click the Grades link

Open grades


Hover over the assignment column header and click the Options icon

Open the assignment menu by clicking the options icon


Click the Grade Posting Policy link

Click on Grade Posting Policy


To post grades manually, select the Manually option

Note: When the Manually option is selected, grades are hidden by default and must be posted External Link Icon to be viewed by students.

Choose the "Manually" option

Video Tutorial

This short video will walk you through the process of enabling a manual posting policy in your Canvas course.