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Grading Guidelines

For all summative assessments, assigning a grade is an essential component of an instructor’s duties. Collected below are a number of grading guidelines and policies, both at a University level and at the individual instructor level.

University Policies:

The following policies are officially enacted by Montclair State University:

For more information, please review the category for Academic Policies via Policies and Procedures.

Grading Resources

The following collection of How-to Guides are presented by Red Hawk Central:

For more How-to guides, please visit the Red Hawk Central site.

Canvas Grading Best Practices

The following resources are accessed via our MSU Canvas Faculty Orientation course:

ITDS also offers workshops related to grading in Canvas. Please review our workshop offerings to attend a live session.