Accessing and Using Gradescope in Canvas as an Instructor


This article explains how to access and to start using Gradescope, a campus-supported grading tool that assists faculty in streamlining grading assignments, quizzes, and exams and in providing students timely feedback.


Accessing Gradescope in Canvas

When you access Gradescope through Canvas, you and your students won't need to create or use a separate Gradescope password, because you will be authenticated via your Canvas credentials. If you already have a Gradescope account under the email address associated with your Canvas account (e.g., your school email), when you access Gradescope in Canvas, you'll be taken to your existing account.

Using Gradescope in Canvas

This is the process for using Gradescope in Canvas:

  1. Link your courses.

  2. Sync your roster.

  3. Create and link your assignment.

  4. Grade submissions.

  5. Post grades.

This Gradescope guide provides details for completing these steps.

Getting Help

Gradescope technical support questions should be sent to For all other inquiries, please submit a help desk ticket to ensure proper routing to the person who can best assist you.