Instructions to submit midterm/final grades via the faculty portal (CAMS)

  • Log in to the Faculty Portal.
  • Click My Courses from the left hand menu.

 

Steps to be completed once per term per course

  • Select the course to be set up for grading.
  • Click Setup Grade Standards.
  • Click Copy Default Grade Scale.
  • Click Process Grade Scale Copy.
  • Click Setup Categories.
  • Click Add Category.
  • To add a single category of “Course Grade”, leave the Category as “Course Grade” and the weight as 100.00.  Click Add Gradebook Category.
    • All course categories may be added if desired.

 

Steps to calculate midterm grades

  • Click Course Options from the top menu.
  • Click Calculate Midterm Grades from the Submit Grades section.
  • Enter a cutoff date. The date needs to be on or after the date entered in step #12.
    • If there are other assignments, the cutoff date needs to be on or after any assignments that are to be included in the midterm grade.  Ungraded assignments on or before the cutoff date will be included in the calculation. 
  • Click Calculate Midterm Grades below the cutoff date.  This process can be repeated.
    • Any ungraded assignments that will be included in the calculation will be displayed.  Those assignments need to be graded or the cutoff date needs to be changed. Make any necessary changes and click Calculate Midterm Grades again.  Follow the instructions on the screen to make changes.

 

Steps to view and submit midterm grades

  • Click Course Options from the top menu.
  • To view the calculated grades, click View/Edit Calculated Grades to view the calculated grades.  This will show a Final Grade column as well as the Midterm Grade column.
  • Click Course Options from the top menu.
  • To submit grades, click Submit Grades in the Submit Grades section.
  • Click the Midterm Grades radio button. 
  • Click Continue to Submit Grades Step 2.
  • Check the grades that will be submitted.  Changes may be made in the Allowed Grade column if needed before submitting the grades.
  • Click Continue to Submit Grade Step 3. This will submit the grades to the Registrar’s Office.  Any changes to grades after submitting must go through the Registrar’s Office. 

 

Steps to submit final grades

  • If the Course Grade assignment is the only assignment, replace the grade on the assignment to reflect the final grade.  Follow the instructions in the Steps to grade assignments above.  The grades will be in the Graded Assignment section instead of the Ungraded Assignments.
  • Click Calculate Final Grades in the Submit Grades section. No date is required.
  • Click Course Options.
  • To view the calculated grades, click View/Edit Calculated Grades.
  • Click Course Options.
  • To submit grades, click Submit Grades in the Submit Grades section.
  • Click the Final Grade radio button.
  • Click Continue to Submit Grades Step 2.
  • Check the grades that will be submitted.  Changes may be made in the Allowed Grade column if needed before submitting the grades.
  • Click Continue to Submit Grade Step 3. This will submit the grades to the Registrar’s Office.  Any changes to grades after submitting must go through the Registrar’s Office.

 

Reports

  • Student Grades Detail and Final Course Grades reports may not show changes until the Registrar’s Office has processed the submitted grades.