Steps to transfer calculated grades in Blackboard Learn
Go to Grade Center > Full Grade Center to locate the column that has midterm or final grades.
Make a note of the column name.
Create a new column. Click Create Calculated Column, and select Total Column from the dropdown menu.
In the Create Total Column screen: For the Column Name, type ASAPMidterm for midterm grades or ASAPFinal for final grades. (No spaces and capitalization does not matter. Leave Grade Center Name blank)
Set Primary Display to ‘Letter’ (might be a custom named scheme that you edited) and Secondary Display to ‘None’
Scroll to SELECT COLUMNS. Next to “Include in Total”, click Selected Columns and
Click on the column name that contains the Midterm or Final grade (you may need to scroll to find
it), and use the arrow to move it to Selected Columns. For this example the column name is
The column name will appear in the Selected Columns box.
Scroll to OPTIONS. Select No for Include this Column in Grade Center Calculations.
Click Submit. Note: The column will be added as the last column in your Grade Center.
Verify the grades in the ASAPMidterm/ASAPFinal column.
ONLY after you have letter grades finalized and are ready to transfer grades to ASAP, set the grade column as the External Grade column. To do so, click the dropdown menu of the column title and choose Set as External Grade.
The grade center column will now have a green check in front of the column name. If you see this green check, you have successfully sent your grades to ASAP. See the image below in the Summary