Set up your notifications

For teachers and students. Guardians see About guardian email summaries. 

You can choose the email and mobile notifications you get from Classroom. You can also choose which classes you get notifications for. By default, all notifications for all classes are turned on.

About notifications

Teacher notifications

To know when... Turn on this notification:
Someone comments on your post Comments on your posts
Someone mentions you in a post or comment Comments that mention you
A student sends you a private comment Private comments on work
A students submits work after the due date Late submissions of student work
A student resubmits work Resubmissions of student work
A teacher invites you to teach a course as a co-teacher Invitations to co-teach classes
A scheduled post published or failed to post Scheduled post published or failed

Student notifications

To know when... Turn on this notification:
Someone comments on your post Comments on your posts
Someone mentions you in a post or comment Comments that mention you
A teacher sends you a private comment Private comments on work
A teacher creates a new assignment, question, or announcement Work and other posts from teachers
A teacher grades or returns work Returned work and grades from your teachers
A teacher invites you to a new class Invitations to join classes as a student
You have unsubmitted work that's due within 24 hours Due-date reminders for your work
Customize your notifications

You can choose which notifications you receive for all of your classes. For example, you can turn off invitation notifications for all classes but keep assignment notifications on.

  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. At the top, click Menu Menu.

    Click Menu

  3. Click Settings.

    (You might need to scroll down.)

    Click Settings

  4. Click any notification to turn it on or off.

    Granular notfications

  5. (Optional) To turn all notifications off, at Receive email notifications, click Turn off Turn off.
Customize your notifications by class

You can choose whether or not to receive notifications for a specific class. For example, if you don’t want any notifications for your Math class, you can turn them off, but you’ll still get notifications for your other classes.

Note: If you turn off notifications for a class, all notifications for that class are turned off.

  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. At the top, click Menu Menu.

    Click Menu

  3. Click Settings.

    (You might need to scroll down.)

    Click Settings

  4. At Class notifications, click the Down arrow Down Arrow.

    Note: If you don’t see Class notifications, at Receive email notifications, click Turn on Turn on.

  5. (Optional) To turn notifications on or off for a class, click Turn on Turn on or Turn off Turn offat the class. 

View your notifications

If you have notifications turned on, you can view them in the notification email. To view them in the Classroom app, click Android, or iPhone & iPad above.

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