Join a class as a student

This article is for students. Co-teachers, go here.

To use Classroom, you sign in on your computer or mobile device and join classes. After you join a class, you can get work from your teacher and communicate with your classmates.

You can join a class with:

  • A class link—Your teacher sends you the link.
  • A class code—Your teacher sends or tells you the class code. 
  • An email invite—Your teacher sends you the invite. 

After you join a class on one device, you're enrolled in that class for all devices.

To join a class, be sure to sign in to Classroom with the correct account. For instructions, go to How do I sign in to Classroom?

Join a class 

Join with a class link

Join Google Classroom with a Link (iOS)

  1. Tap the class link your teacher shared.
  2. Make sure you’re signed in with the correct account for Classroom. If you need to switch accounts, tap the Down arrow "" and select or add your account. Learn more
  3. Tap Join class.
Join with a class code

Your teacher can tell you the class code. After you get the code, follow these steps:

  1. Tap Classroom "".
  2. Make sure to sign in with the correct account. If you're already signed in and need to switch accounts, in the top-right corner, tap your profile pictureand thenselect or add your account. Learn more.
  3. In the lower-right corner, tap Join class "".

  4. Enter the class code from your teacher and tap Join.

    Note: Class codes are 6-7 characters, and use letters and numbers. Codes can’t have spaces or special symbols. If a code doesn’t work, make sure you signed in with the correct account.
Join with an email invite

Your teacher might send you an email invite. You can join the class from the email or in Classroom.

Accept the invite in Classroom

  1. Tap Classroom "".
  2. Make sure to sign in with the correct account. If you're already signed in and need to switch accounts, in the top-right corner, tap your profile pictureand thenselect or add your account. Learn more.
  3. On the class card, tap Join.

Accept the invite in your email

Join Google Classroom with an Email Invitation (iOS)

  1. Open the email program you use for Classroom.
  2. In the invite from your teacher, tap Join.
  3. (Optional) If you're signed in with another account, select or add the account you use for Classroomand thentap Join to confirm. Learn more.

Trouble joining a class?

I forgot or lost the class code

To join a class, you only need to enter the class code once. After you join the class, you don’t need the code again.
If you forget, lose, or delete the code before joining the class, ask your teacher to share the code again.

My class code doesn’t work

If the class code doesn’t work, check the following:
  • You’re signed in to Classroom with the correct account. Learn more.
  • The code you enter is 6-7 characters long, and uses letters and numbers. Codes can’t have spaces or use special characters.

If you still have trouble, let your teacher know.

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