Manage class settings

This page is for teachers. Students go here.

After you create a class, you can control Classroom settings. Depending on which Classroom version you have, you can edit the class description, change the class code, and decide if your students can post in the class stream.

My class has the Settings page

Decide your class settings

Add class information
  1. Go to classroom.google.com and click Sign In.

    Sign in with your Google Account. For example, you@yourschool.edu or you@gmail.comLearn more.

  2. Click the class and then Settings Settings.

    The class name is automatically entered.

  3. (Optional) To add a class description or location, click Edit Edit, make your changes, and click Save.

    Note: If you leave either of these fields blank, they won't appear in the student view of the page.

  4. Click Close Close to return to the class stream.
Display, disable, or reset the class code
  1. Go to classroom.google.com and click Sign In.

    Sign in with your Google Account. For example, you@yourschool.edu or you@gmail.comLearn more.

  2. Click the class and then Settings Settings.

  3. Opposite Class code, click the Down arrow Down Arrow and choose an option:
    • To project your device to the class to display the code, click Display. Next, click Full screen Full screen to display the code in full screen.
    • To copy the code, click Copy.
    • To reset it, click Reset.
    • To disable it, click Disable.
    • To enable a code, click Disabled and then Enable.
  4. Click Close Close to return to the class stream.
Control who posts to the class stream

Students can post messages in the class stream as well as comment on posts from you and from classmates.

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

  1. Go to classroom.google.com and click Sign In.

    Sign in with your Google Account. For example, you@yourschool.edu or you@gmail.comLearn more.

  2. Click the class and then Settings Settings.

  3. Click Students can post and comment and click a permission to select it:
    • Students can post and comment—This is the default. Students can share a message in the class stream and comment on any item.
    • Students can only comment—Students can comment, but not share a message.
    • Only teachers can post or comment—Students can't comment or share in the class stream. This is the same as muting all students.

  4. Click Close Closeto return to the class stream.

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

Turn on guardian email summaries for your class

By default, guardian email summaries are turned on for your class, but you can turn them off at any time. 
  1. Go to classroom.google.com and click Sign In.

    Sign in with your Google Account. For example, you@yourschool.edu or you@gmail.comLearn more.

  2. Click the class and then Settings Settings.

  3. (Optional) To turn off Guardian summaries, click Turn off Turn off.

  4. (Optional) To turn on Guardian summaries, click Turn on Turn on and click Add Class.

    Click Add Class

See deleted posts

You can delete student posts. You can also see any comments and messages that a student made and then deleted.

  1. Go to classroom.google.com and click Sign In.

    Sign in with your Google Account. For example, you@yourschool.edu or you@gmail.comLearn more.

  2. Click the class and then Settings Settings.

  3. At Show deleted items, click Show Show .
  4. (Optional) To hide deleted items, click Hide Hide
  5. Click Close Close to return to the class stream.
Add class materials

Note: This feature is not available in classes with the Classwork tab.

  1. Go to classroom.google.com and click Sign In.

    Sign in with your Google Account. For example, you@yourschool.edu or you@gmail.comLearn more.

  2. Click the class and then Settings Settings.
  3. Click Add class materials and enter a title.
  4. You can add multiple resources under a single title or add them separately with specific names.
    1. To attach a file, Google Drive item, YouTube video, or link, click the appropriate icon.
    2. Locate and select the relevant item and click Upload or Add. To attach a link, enter or paste the link and click Add link.

      If you decide that you don't need the attachment, click Remove Remove next to it.

    3. Click Post.
Edit class settings
  1. Go to classroom.google.com and click Sign In.

    Sign in with your Google Account. For example, you@yourschool.edu or you@gmail.comLearn more.

  2. Click the class and then About.
  3. Choose an option:
    • To edit the class title, description, or location, click Edit Edit, make your changes, and click Save.
    • To edit class materials, click More More and then Edit.
  4. Make any changes and click Save.

My class doesn't have the Settings page

Add class information
  1. Go to classroom.google.com and click Sign In.

    Sign in with your Google Account. For example, you@yourschool.edu or you@gmail.comLearn more.

  2. Click the class and then About.

    Click About

    The class name is automatically entered.

  3. (Optional) Add a class description or location.

    Note: If you leave either of these fields blank, they won't appear in the student view of the page.

  4. Click Save.

Add resource materials

  1. Click Add class materials and enter a title.
  2. You can add multiple resources under a single title or add them separately with specific names.
    1. To attach a file, Google Drive item, YouTube video, or link, click the appropriate icon.
    2. Locate and select the relevant item and click Upload or Add. To attach a link, enter or paste the link and click Add link.

      If you decide that you don't need the attachment, click Remove Remove next to it.

    3. Click Post.

Your email address and a link to the Google Drive folder for the class are automatically included in each item you add to the resource page and can't be changed.  

Access the Drive folder and calendars
  1. Go to classroom.google.com and click Sign In.

    Sign in with your Google Account. For example, you@yourschool.edu or you@gmail.comLearn more.

  2. Click the class and then About.
  3. On the left, click any of the items to access it.
Edit the About page
  1. Go to classroom.google.com and click Sign In.

    Sign in with your Google Account. For example, you@yourschool.edu or you@gmail.comLearn more.

  2. Click the class and then About.
  3. Choose an option:
    • To edit the class title, description, or location, click Edit Edit, make your changes, and click Save.
    • To edit class materials, click More More and then Edit.
  4. Make any changes and click Save.

 

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