Moodle: Gradebook: Bulk Insert Grades

In the Moodle Gradebook, instructors have the option to quickly edit student grades by graded item or by user (student) using Single View. There is an additional way to add grades in bulk based on empty grades or percentage scores using the Perform Bulk Import feature.


To Bulk Insert Grades in Single View:

  1. Log on to Moodle and select desired course.
  2. Locate the gear icon (Admin) in the upper right of the course and select Grades.

SNAP gradebook settings


  1. Click on Single view in the Gradebook drop-down menu at the top left of the page.

Single view


  1. Then go to the Select grade item... drop down and select the desired assignment.

select grade item SNAP


  1. Scroll down to the bottom of the student grades.

bulk insert select view SNAP


  1. Click the box next to Perform Bulk Insert to enable bulk insert.

perform bulk insert select SNAP


  1. This feature is most frequently used for empty grades, however you may also choose to bulk insert All grades.

All grades


  1. Insert the value you would like to be bulk inserted. Click Save at the bottom right when finished.

PLEASE NOTE: If you are entering a grade that requires a decimal, you must use a period (as opposed to an international comma). Using a comma will cause the grade to round down.

For more information on using the Moodle Gradebook, please visit the Moodle Grading LSU Overview article.

Support & Training

The Faculty Technology Center (FTC) provides Moodle support by email, by phone, or live through Zoom. For contact information, please see the article Faculty Technology Center: LSU Overview. To connect through Zoom and for further information on support services and training, see the LSU Online & Continuing Education Faculty Resources & Support page.

The FTC also provides just-in-time faculty training opportunities and recorded training sessions. Attending at least one training session for Moodle upgrades is highly recommended. For a comprehensive list of available workshops and recordings, please see the LSU Online & Continuing Education Technology Training page.

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