Moodle: Gradebook: Gradebook Setup

The Gradebook setup page provides instructors access to set up and make changes to their Moodle course gradebook. Options available in this view include creating and editing grade categories and graded items.

To Access the Gradebook Setup in a Moodle course:
  1. Log into Moodle and select the desired course.
  2. Click the  Admin icon (the small gray gear symbol), and click on Gradebook Setup under the Course Administration drop-down menu.
    gradebook setup

  3. You can now edit the weight and max grade of categories and graded items.gradebook setup page

  4. Hide or Show graded items and categories in the Edit dropdown menu to the right. Select Edit Settings to alter the appearance of the grade.
    edit settings in gradebook

  5. The edit settings page allows users to change the name of the item, grade type, maximum grade and allows users to schedule how long and when they want an item to be hidden on their page.
    edit gradebook settings per item

  6. Once changes are made select Save Changes at the bottom of the page.
    save changes


Support & Training

Support and training for Moodle is available via the Faculty Technology Center at For more information, please see the following article: Faculty Technology Center: LSU Overview

Attending at least one training session for Moodle upgrades is highly recommended. For a comprehensive list of training sessions, as well as to register for a slot, please see

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