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CougarVIEW Instructor Guides: Export grades

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.

Export grades

Overview: You can export your Grade Book from Brightspace as a .CSV or Excel file, offering flexibility in data management and seamless integration with other platforms.

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

Grade selection option


  1. On the Enter Grades page, click Export.

Export button click


  1. In the Export Options area, do the following:
  • From the Export Grade Items For drop-down list, select who you want to export grade items for.

Export Grade

  • Select the Key Field you want to use to identify users.

Key Field

  • From the Sort By drop-down list, select the sorting order of the fields that appear in the exported file.

Sort by options

  • Select the Grade Values and User Details you want to export.

Grade values and user details

  1. In the Choose Grades to Export area, select the grade items you want to export.

Choose Grade to export


  1. Click Export to CSV or Export to Excel. A pop-up window appears. Click on the file link to download it.

Download button click

Note: If a student is enrolled in multiple groups within a Group Category, or multiple sections within a course, those enrollments are exported as a comma-separated list within a cell.

Video - Export Grades