See or change class details

This article is for teachers.

After you create a class, you can see or change your class details. Class details include:

  • Basic information, such as the class name, section, and room number
  • Settings for posts to your Stream page
  • Your class video meeting link 
  • Your class code

You can change class details on your Settings page. If you have multiple sections of the same class, changes made to one class do not apply to the others. 

Edit a class name, description, section, room, or subject

A class name is required. If you edit the class name, the name of your class Drive folder doesn't automatically update. To update the folder name, go to your class Drive folder.

  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 classand thenSettings Settings .

    Click Settings

    The class name is automatically entered.

  3. Under Class details, enter your changes and click Save.

    Edit class

    Note: Blank fields don't show in the student view.

Display the class code

Classroom automatically creates a class code when you create a class. You can display the code to invite students and other teachers to the class.

  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 classand thenStream.
  3. To display the code when projecting, next to the code, click Display .
  4. (Optional) To project the code at full screen, click Full screen .
    Click Full screen
  5. (Optional) To stop projecting the code, at the top, click Close "".
Turn off, reset, or copy the class code

When you create a class, Classroom automatically creates a class code. If students have trouble with the class code, you can reset it. If you don't want new students to join your class, you can disable the code. You can enable it any time.

Note: When you reset or enable a class code, Classroom creates a new code for the class. The previous code no longer works.

  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 .

    Click Settings

  3. Under General, next to the class code, click the Down arrow "" and choose an option:
    • To display the code, click Display.
    • To copy the code, click Copy.
    • To reset the code, click Reset.
    • To turn the code off or on, click Disable or Enable.
  4. Click Save.

See a class video meeting link 

For instructions and requirements on using Google Meet in Classroom, go to Start a video meeting for education

Choose how Classwork notifications show on the Stream page

You can choose whether the notifications for your Classwork posts show on the Stream page, and what details the notifications show.

  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 classand thenSettings Settings .

    Click Settings

  3. Next to Classwork on the stream, click the Down arrow ""and thenselect an option:
    • Show attachments and details—Students see an expanded view of notifications.
      Expanded view
    • Show condensed notifications—Students see notifications without attachments and details.
      Condensed view
    • Hide notifications—No Classwork notifications show on the Stream page.
  4. Click Save.

Note: Only teachers see an assignment's turned in, assigned, and graded totals.

Control who posts to the Stream page

Students can post messages on the Stream page and comment on posts from you and from classmates. You can control students’ posts by setting permissions for individual students or the whole class.

  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 classand thenSettings Settings.

    Click Settings

  3. Under General, next to Stream, click the Down arrow "" and select an option:
    • Students can post and comment—(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 setting is the same as muting all students.
      Note: For information about muting and unmuting students, go to Set student post and sharing permissions.
  4. Click Save.
See deleted student posts

You can see any comments and posts 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 classand thenSettings Settings.

    Click Settings

  3. Under General, next to Show deleted items, click the switch On "" or Off "".
  4. Click Save.

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