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

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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


Communicate with your teacher or classmates

If your teacher allows, you can post comments and send emails in Classroom. 

Join a video meeting

Start or turn in your classwork

Do the basics

Do more

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

You can also check your overall grade in a class.

Manage your account, classes, or notifications

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.

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

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

Overview of the Classes page

Along with viewing your classes, you can also:

  • Open other apps, such as Gmail, with the Apps Launcher .For instructions, go to Open your email.

  • Switch accounts in your Profile . Learn more.

  • Open your To-do list.

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

To open the Stream page for a class:

  1. Go to classroom.google.com.

  2. On the class card, click the class name.
    Tip: To return to the Classes page, in the top-left corner, click Menu 

    Classes. 

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.

To open the Classwork page for a class:

  1. Go to classroom.google.com.

  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.

To open the People page for a class:

  1. Go to classroom.google.com.

  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.