Canvas New GradeBook

A New GradeBook Experience

The New Gradebook is a beta feature that allows instructors to view an improved version of the Gradebook. This feature makes grading more flexible and intuitive and elevates the Gradebook user experience. At the course level, instructors can use the New Gradebook by enabling in Course Settings. The New Gradebook replaces functionality of the current Gradebook.

Please review the following before considering enabling the new gradebook. To enable the new gradebook, contact


No additional permissions are required for this feature. The New Gradebook can be used by any user added to a course with an instructor or TA grading role.

Read more about the features of the new Grade Book


Future Enhancements

This document outlines existing functionality included in the initial release of this feature. The New Gradebook will continue to receive additional feature enhancements over future releases as indicated in Release Notes. Please follow the release notes for future functionality updates.

Customer Feedback

Community feedback for the New Gradebook is welcome per Canvas Community Feedback Guidelines, which outlines general feedback, broken functionality, and feature enhancements.

Currently, all feedback for New Gradebook should be directed to New Gradebook Users Group. This group contains existing information about the New Gradebook including frequently asked questions, product feedback commentary, community discussions, bug reports, and known issues.

Feature enhancements should include the gradebook_new tag. Before submitting a new idea, please review all existing New Gradebook feature ideas as noted from the Priority: Gradebook Enhancements page.

**Documentation will be moved to the Canvas Guides when the New Gradebook supports additional functionality and enables the New Gradebook feature option for all accounts.