Working Offline - Downloading Grade Center Data

This guide will demonstrate how to export the Grade Center data to a spreadsheet for working offline or printing.  The grade center data will be saved to your computer as either a comma or tab-delimited text file. Once the Grade Center data has been downloaded, the data can be opened in a spreadsheet program such as Microsoft Excel.

Accessing the Grade Center

Image of the Blackboard Control Panel with the following annotations: 1.Click on the Grade Center heading.2.The Grade Center section will expand.  Select Full Grade Center from the available options.

To access the Grade Center for a Blackboard course, log into your Blackboard course and go to the Control Panel:

  1. Click on the Grade Center heading.
  2. The Grade Center section will expand.  Select Full Grade Center from the available options.

Downloading Grade Center Data, Part 1

You will now see the Full Grade Center for the course.  To export the Grade Center data:

  1. Hover over the Work Offline button in the upper right hand corner.
  2. Select Download from the menu.

Downloading Grade Center Data, Part 2

You will now see a screen labeled Download Grades. On this screen:

  1. Select Data to Download: Select the type of data to download (Full Grade Center, Selected Column, or User Information Only)
  2. Delimiter Type: Selet the type of delimted file system to use (Comma or Tab).  Tab is the recommended option.
  3. Include Hidden Information: Select Yes to include hidden columns and users or select No to exclude hidden columns and users.
  4. When finished, click the Submit button.

Downloading Grade Center Data, Part 3

Image of the Download Grades screen with the download button outlined with a red circle.

You will now see a message on screen saying the data was saved to a file.  Click the Download button to save the file to your computer.