Use the calendars as a teacher

This article is for teachers. Students go here.

For each class, you and your students share a Classroom calendar and a calendar in Google Calendar. If you don't see any calendars for your classes, your administrator probably turned off Calendar for your account.

What can I do with each calendar?

Google Calendar (any device) Classroom calendar (computer only)
  • View classwork due dates
  • View class events
  • Add personal reminders that only you see
  • Add events, such as study sessions

Note: Anything you add won’t show in the Classroom calendar.

  • View classwork due dates
  • Click an item to open it
    in Classroom

Note: You can't add anything to the Classroom calendar.

View items on your calendars 

Note: Items that you assign to individual students appear on your Classroom calendar. They don't appear in Google Calendar.

View classwork on your Classroom calendar

When you create assignments and questions with due dates, they appear on your calendars. You and your students can view the classwork on the Classroom calendar or in Google Calendar.

To view classwork on the Classroom calendar: 

  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 "".

    Click Menu

  3. Click Calendar.

    Click Calendar

  4. Select an assignment or question to open it.

  5. (Optional) To view past or future work, next to the date, click Back "" or Next "".

    Click the arrow
    Note: To return to today, at the top, click Today "".

  6. (Optional) To see classwork for all your classes, click All classes.
    To see classwork for only one class, click All classes and select the class.

    Click All classes

View classwork and events in Google Calendar

In Google Calendar, you and your students can see classwork due dates and added events, such as field trips or exam dates.

To see classwork or events in Google Calendar:


  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 thenClasswork.
    Click Calendar 
  3. Click Google Calendar "".
  4. (Optional) To review details, click the classwork or event in Calendar.

Add items to Google Calendar

Add class events
You can add events, such as field trips or exam dates, to Google Calendar. To see the events, students have to open Google Calendar.
To add a class event:
  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 thenClasswork.
    Click Calendar
  3. Click Google Calendar "".
  4. For more instructions, go to Create an event .​
Add personal reminders
You can add personal reminders to Google Calendar that only you can see.
  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 thenClasswork.
    Click Calendar 
  3. Click Google Calendar "".
  4. Go to Add reminders in Google Calendar and follow the steps.

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