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CougarVIEW Instructor Guides: Set release conditions

Need help with something in CougarVIEW? Good news! We have a number of guides to show you how to use the many tools and resources in CougarVIEW. These guides cover topics like using the grade book, setting up quizzes, creating groups, and many more.

Set release conditions for grades

Overview : Release conditions allow you to associate grade items and grade book categories with other items in Brightspace. For example, you can require that users meet some other criteria, such as completing a quiz or completing an assignment, before a specific grade item appears in their grade book.

  1. Select the "Assessments" dropdown from the navigation bar, and then proceed to click on "Grades."

Grades option selection


  1. On the Manage Grades page, click on the grade item you want to set release conditions for.

Manage Grade tab to select any item


  1. In the Restrictions tab, in the Release Conditions area, do one of the following:

Restrictions tab


  • Click Attach Existing, then select the check box for any condition you want to attach. Click Attach.
  • Click Create and Attach, then select a Condition Type from the drop-down list. Complete any additional Condition Details that appear and click Create.

Set release conditions


  1. From the drop-down list, select if All conditions must be met or Any condition must be met to access the grade item or category.
  2. Click Save and Close.

Save release conditions for grades