FAQs

Is Gradescope a good fit for my course?

Gradescope works well for a wide variety of answer types: paragraphs, proofs, diagrams, fill-in-the-blanks, multiple choice, and more. Our biggest users so far have been high school and higher-ed cou…

Updated 1 year ago

Can multiple people grade at once?

Yes, Gradescope is built to allow multiple graders to grade at once. The easiest way is to have each person grading their own question, but multiple people can also grade the same question without a…

Updated 1 year ago

How do I digitize student work?

You have two options Students upload work themselves, usually using a smartphone to take pictures of their work. You scan in student work yourself, by ‘batch’ scanning in many exams at once. See Mana…

Updated 1 year ago

Won’t scanning take a long time?

Most instructors find that even with scanning, Gradescope saves them 30-60% time compared to grading on paper. Once you’ve done the scanning process once, the subsequent scans will go much more quick…

Updated 10 months ago

What scanners do you recommend?

Before you buy a scanner, you should check whether or not your school already has a scanner, or a networked photocopier. Many newer copiers have high quality, scan-to-email functions that are worth t…

Updated 1 year ago

Do you integrate with my school LMS?

We integrate with most major Learning Management System (LMS) providers. Blackboard , Brightspace (D2L) , Canvas , Moodle , and Sakai integrations are already available with an institutional license.…

Updated 10 months ago

How do I login using my school’s credentials?

If your school has an institutional license, you may be able to log in to Gradescope using your school’s single sign on (SSO) system. Here’s our list of supported schools. If your school is supported…

Updated 1 year ago

Do I have to upload student emails?

We use students’ email addresses to make accounts that they can log in to. Once logged in, they can submit work, view their graded work, and request regrades of their graded work. If you want to use…

Updated 1 year ago

How do I sort by Last Name? How do I split Full Names?

To sort by last name on Gradescope you will need to upload two separate columns for first and last names (rather than a single full name column). By uploading split names you will also get separate c…

Updated 1 year ago

How does Gradescope handle late assignment submissions?

When creating a student-uploaded assignment or programming assignment , you can check “allow late submissions” and set the due date as well as the “late due date.” If you allow late submissions, stud…

Updated 1 year ago

What browsers does Gradescope support?

We support the latest and one previous version of the browsers below: Chrome. Firefox. Safari. Microsoft Edge. When accessing Gradescope on a desktop operating system, we recommend using the followin…

Updated 4 months ago

Can I use LaTeX on Gradescope?

Yes, you can use LaTeX to include math symbols in rubric items, comments, text annotations, answer group names, online assignment questions and responses, and regrade requests and responses. We do no…

Updated 1 year ago

Is there a blurb about Gradescope that I can share on my syllabus?

Yes. Feel free to include the blurb below (or any part of it that is relevant to your course and assignments) in your syllabus. If students will be logging in through a Learning Management System (LM…

Updated 6 months ago

What does Gradescope do with my data?

In a nutshell, we don’t claim any rights to your assignments or rubrics, except as needed to display them to you and your students. We’ll delete any student records upon request. Our goal is to be as…

Updated 1 year ago

Is Gradescope FERPA compliant?

Below, we list the relevant requirements from FERPA and explain how Gradescope meets these requirements. FERPA Requirement How Gradescope Meets Requirement Performs an institutional service or functi…

Updated 1 year ago

What are Gradescope's accessibility standards?

We understand the importance of educational technology being usable by everyone regardless of disability or circumstance. Partnered with Level Access, a set of Voluntary Product Accessibility Templat…

Updated 2 months ago

How can I create a course as an instructor if I have a student account?

Email help@gradescope.com or ask someone at your institution to add you as an instructor or TA to an existing course. Once you have instructor or TA access to an existing course, you can create your…

Updated 6 months ago

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