Teaching Commons > Teaching Guides > Technology > Desire2Learn > Tools > Grades > Calculating Final Grades
By default, D2L does not automatically display final grades to students; they only see their scores on individual assignments, not their cumulative grade for the course. At the end of the term, you can opt to release the final grade so that students can view it.
NOTE: Final grades calculated or entered in D2L are not official. You must
enter final grades in Campus Connection in order for them to appear in official DePaul student records.
After you've released final grades in your course, you might want to email students to let them know that their scores are available. View the
Emailing Students via the Classlist guide for more information.