Manage class settings

This page is for teachers

After you create a class, you can control Classroom settings. 

You can:

  • Edit the class title, description, section, room, or subject.
  • Display, change, or disable the class code.
  • Choose how Classwork notifications appear on the Stream page.
  • Decide if your students can post on the Stream page.
  • Turn on guardian email summaries.
  • Choose to see deleted posts.
  • Add class materials.

Choose your class settings

Add class information
  1. Tap Classroom Classroom.
  2. Tap the class and then Settings Settings.

    Click Settings

    The class name is automatically entered.

  3. (Optional) To enter a new name, class description, section, room, or subject, tap Edit Edit and make your changes.

    Note: You cannot leave the class name blank. If you leave any other field blank, it won't appear in the student view of the page.

  4. Tap Save.
  5. To exit Settings, tap Done.
Copy, disable, or reset the class code
  1. Tap Classroom Classroom.
  2. Tap the class and then Settings Settings.

    Click Settings

  3. At Class code, tap More More and then Disable class code or Reset class code.
  4. (Optional) To enable a disabled code, tap More More and then Enable class code.
  5. (Optional) To copy the class code, tap Class code.
  6. To exit Settings, tap Done

Choose how Classwork notifications appear on the Stream page

If you’re using the Classwork page, you can choose a collapsed or expanded view for Classwork notifications on the Stream page. You can also hide them entirely from the Stream page.
  1. Tap Classroom Classroom.
  2. Tap the class and then Settings Settings.
    Click Settings
  3. Under General, next to Classwork on the stream, select an option:
    • Hide notifications (No Classwork notifications appear on the Stream page).
    • Show condensed notifications (Collapsed view).
      Condensed view
    • Show attachments and details (Expanded view).
      Expanded view

      Note: Only teachers see the turned in, assigned, and graded counts.
Add class materials

Note: This feature is not available in classes with the Classwork page. Learn how to add materials to the Classwork page.

  1. Tap Classroom Classroom.
  2. Tap the class and then Settings Settings.

    Click Settings

  3. Tap Add class materials and enter a title.
  4. Add multiple resources under a single title or add them separately with specific names.
    1. Under Materials, tap Attach.
    2. Tap the appropriate icon to attach a Google Drive item, link, file, or YouTube video.
    3. Locate and select the relevant item and tap Add, Select, or Insert.
    4. To attach a link, enter or paste the link and tap Add.
    5. To remove an attachment, tap Remove Remove next to it.
    6. Tap Add.
Set up guardian summaries

Note: This setting won't be visible unless your G Suite administrator allows guardian emails.

  1. Tap Classroom Classroom.
  2. Tap the class and then Settings Settings.

    Click Settings

  3. At Class guardian summaries, tap Turn on Turn on.


    Learn more about guardian email summaries.

  4. Tap Add class.
  5. To exit Settings, tap Done.
Control who posts to the Stream page

Students can post messages on the Stream page as well as comment on posts from you and from classmates.

You can control students’ posts on the Stream page by setting permissions for individual students or the whole class. You can delete student posts. You can also see any comments and posts that a student made and then deleted.

  1. Tap Classroom Classroom.
  2. Tap the class and then Settings Settings.

    Click Settings

  3. Tap Students can post and comment and tap a permission to select it:
    • Students can post and comment—This is the default. Students can create a post on the Stream page and comment on any item.
    • Students can only comment—Students can comment on an existing post, but not create a post.
    • Only teachers can post or comment—Students can't comment on or create posts on the Stream page. This is the same as muting all students.

      Select comment permissions

      For details about muting and unmuting a student, see Set student post and sharing permissions.

  4. To exit Settings, tap Done.
See deleted posts

This feature is not available in the Android version of Classroom. Click Computer to see the instructions.

 

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