Import Roster from Blackboard

Last Updated: Jun 27, 2014 08:59AM PDT
You can import your course roster from Blackboard into ParScore by using macros built into our version of Excel.

Download Roster from Blackboard.
1. Minimize  ParScore
2. Login to Blackboard and go to the appropriate course
3. Go to Full Grade Center
4. Click "Work Offline" and choose "Download"
5. The "Download Grades" window will open. Select "User Information Only."

download grades window

6. Choose "Comma" as the delimiter type.
7. Click "Submit"
8. Click "Download" and "Save File" to the desktop.
9. Minimize Blackboard.

Use Excel to import and upload roster to ParScore
1. Open Microsoft Excel
2. Click on the ParScore tab in upper left corner that says "Blackboard to PAR." 

Excel macro menu

3. "Please select a file" window will open, select your file by double-clicking it. This converts and imports the file into ParScore.

Final steps in ParScore
1. Return to ParScore
2. Click on the "Student" tab
3. Choose "Course" then "Student" then "Import Enrollment Data" from the menu bar
4. Choose your course with the ".txt" extension from the Desktop and click "Import." (Do not open the file!)
5. When enrollment is complete, click the "Close" button.

You are now ready to scan your answer key(s).