As of January 1, 2018, UCSD has licensed Gradescope. If you already had an existing account with Gradescope, your account should have been automatically transitioned to the institutional license.

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New to Gradescope? Getting Started for Instructors/TAs

  1. Create an instructor account at using your OFFICIAL email address.  Do NOT use a departmental email address such as Select "UC San Diego" from the School listing. Details:
    1. Go to Signup for Gradescope.
    2. Click the "I am an instructor" button.
    3. In the FULL NAME field, enter in your first name and last name.
    4. In the SCHOOL popup menu, choose "UC San Diego" from the list.
    5. In the SCHOOL EMAIL ADDRESS field, enter in your OFFICIAL "" UCSD email address.  Do NOT use a departmental email address such as
    6. In the "HOW DID YOU HEAR ABOUT US?" field, leave it blank.
    7. In the "INVITE CODE" field, leave it blank.
    8. Click the "Sign up as an instructor" button.
    9. If successful, a signup acknowledgement page should appear. Check your UCSD email account for a new "Welcome to Gradescope!" email from containing additional instructions to set up your Gradescope account (set your password, etc.). The email may take a few minutes to arrive.
  2. Create a Gradescope course.
  3. Create a Gradescope assignment.
  4. Add students.

Note: TritonEd integration for automatic class roster and gradebook management will be implemented soon.


  • For MATH course Instructors/TAs, the Mathematics Department provides self-service high-speed document scanners in AP&M 7018, AP&M 6307, AP&M 5871, and AP&M 2331. Access and use is restricted to current Mathematics Department affiliates. Please contact if you need help using the scanners.
  • Imprints also offers document scanning services for a fee.