To release Final Grade item in D2L Brightspace, Select the Assessments tab then Grades from the drop down menu
The Manage Grades screen will open
Select the drop down next to Final Calculated Grade, then select Enter Grades
The Final Grades screen will appear
Select the first Check box to select all students or select the check box by an individual name then Select Release/Unrelease
A pop-up will appear asking to confirm the selection
Final Grade will be released to the student or students selected.