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Grading and Term Info

As an instructor, you will be able to access and edit your class grades through RAMSS. To do this, log in to my.ryerson.ca, opens in new window and select the grade roster by going to your Faculty Center.

Note to Mac OS users: If you find that Safari is not displaying elements within RAMSS properly, please try using Firefox.  You may also wish to consult the Supported Browsers chart for more information.

Spring/Summer 2021 Grade Submission Deadlines

Undergraduate Instructors

All Instructors: Thursday, August 19, 2021 by 4 p.m.

Undergraduate Engineering and/or Science Transition Instructors:

  • Spring session: Tuesday, July 13, 2021 by 4 p.m.
  • Summer session: Friday, August 27, 2021 by 4 p.m.
Graduate Instructors

All Instructors: Thursday, August 19, 2021 by 4 p.m.

Exception for Communication & Culture Instructors: 
Wednesday, September 15, 2021 by 4 p.m.

Chang School Instructors Thursday, August 19, 2021 by 4 p.m.

It is critical to meet the grade submission deadline for Student Records to process and post grades, and calculate academic standings. Please see How to Enter Grades for detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to use the online grade submission process.

For detailed information on the most recent Ryerson grading system, please visit the Grade Scales and Academic Standings page and select undergraduate, graduate or Law.

An instructor does not need to be a user of D2L's Brightspace (Grades Tool) to submit grades online.

You may edit your grades online any time up until they are posted to individual student records (one hour after the published deadline to submit grades). Please refer to the Significant Dates section of the Academic Calendar. Specific instructions for editing grades are available on the RAMSS Support website, on the How to Enter Grades page.

If you need to revise a grade or grades after they have been posted to a student's record: most grade revisions can be done through your Grade Roster once grades have become available to students. Details are available on the Automated Grade Revision page.

If you are unable to change the status of your grade roster to Approved, check to ensure that each and every student in your class has been assigned a grade. If this does not work, please contact Operations Support at facultysupport@ryerson.ca.

If you are unable to see some or all of your classes on RAMSS, please ensure that you have selected the correct term for the classes you are trying to access/grade. To select a different term, click the change term button on the Faculty Center page.

A student who has dropped out of your class will still appear on the roster and in D2L if the roster was generated before the student dropped out. In situations like this, you are advised to assign a grade of F on the assumption that the student has participated in the class. If the student has not participated in the class and has not submitted any work for assessment, you are advised to submit a grade of FNA.

If a student on your grade roster has never been to your class, assign them a grade of FNA. If the student attended another instructor's class (but the same course), that instructor will have to submit a grade manually. If this is the case, every effort will be made to match-up and replace the FNA grade with the manual grade.

As part of normal policy, program directors, deans, the University Registrar, and the Vice Provost Students are notified of grades that have not been submitted by the deadline. Grading information is needed to ensure the accurate assessment of students' academic standings. Academic continuance reviews are normally held the day after the grade submission deadline.

If you are aware of a problem in meeting the deadline, or if you are in need of grading assistance, please contact Operations Support by email at facultysupport@ryerson.ca.

Confidentiality

Student grades are confidential and are protected by Ryerson’s Confidentiality Policy and the Privacy Legislation (Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act). Please take this into consideration when handling documents containing grade information, accessing web pages with grade data and the like. If you have any questions about confidentiality of information, please contact facultysupport@ryerson.ca or view the privacy policy.

Release of Grades

Final grades are only released by the Registrar's Office via RAMSS.

Grade Policy and Grade Definitions

The purpose of the university's Grading Policy is to ensure that the grading practices throughout the university reflect appropriate academic standards: that the evaluation of student performance is made in a fair and objective manner against these academic standards; and that grades are assigned fairly and equitably across campus. Grade definitions follow and if you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact facultysupport@ryerson.ca.

Questions?

If you are in need of assistance, please contact us at the following addresses.

Undergraduate, graduate and Law instructors: facultysupport@ryerson.ca

Continuing Education instructors: changteach@ryerson.ca