By default, D2L does not show students their final (or current, depending on the point in the semester) grades. D2L requires that you “release” the Final Grade column before they can be viewed by students. Here is how to do it:
1) In the navbar of your course, click on Grades
2) Click on the drop-down button next to the Final Calculated Grade column heading, then choose Grade All:
2) In the next screen, click the drop-down button next to Final Grades, then click Release All
4) Press Yes at the confirmation.
Students will now be able to see their grade for the course. You only need to do this once; they will be able to see it continually as you add new assignments and input new grades. You will know that you are successful when you go back to the Enter Grades screen an see an eyeball icon next to each grade: