Get started with Classroom for students

This article is for students. Teachers, go here.

If you’re new to Classroom, this article will show you around and help you complete common tasks.  

Get started

To get started, follow these instructions to sign in and join a class. 

  1. Sign in to Classroom
  2. Join a class

After you join a class, you’re ready to complete common tasks or explore Classroom.

Complete common tasks

See your feedback or grade
When your teacher returns your work, you can see your grade and any feedback. If your teacher uses a rubric, check your rubric feedback

Explore Classroom

Explore the Classes page
On the Classes page, you can view and enter all your classes. Think of it as your Classroom homepage. 
To open the Classes 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.

For each class you join, you get a class card. To enter a class, you click the class name on a card.
Classes page

Tip: To return to the Classes page from within a class, in the top-left corner, click Menu ""and thenClasses

Overview of the Classes page

Along with viewing your classes, you can also:

Common tasks on the Classes page

Explore the Stream page
The Stream page is the class message board. Your teacher might post announcements or classwork notifications. Some teachers let students post or comment on the Stream page
The Stream page

To open the Stream page for a 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. On the class card, click the class name.
    Tip: To return to the Classes page, in the top-left corner, click Menu ""and thenClasses

Common tasks on the Stream page

Explore the Classwork page
On the Classwork page, your teacher posts classwork and materials. 
  • Classwork includes assignments, questions, and quiz assignments. 
  • Materials include other class resources, such as extra readings. 
The posts are organized under topics. To view materials or begin classwork, click a post.
Classwork page

To open the Classwork page for a 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. On the class card, click the class name.
  3. At the top, click Classwork.

Common tasks on the Classwork page

Explore the People page
On the People page, you can see the teachers and students in the class.
If your school allows, you can send emails from the People page.
The People page
To open the People page for a 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. On the class card, click the class name.
  3. At the top, click People.

Common tasks on the People page

Use the Classroom Help Center

Remember, if you have questions about Classroom, check the Classroom Help Center.

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