Managing classes and people in Microsoft Classroom

Add a new student or teacher

  1. Sign in to Microsoft Classroom as a teacher.

  2. Select the class you want to add people to.

  3. Select Manage. Under Students, click the link beside Enrolled.

  4. Select + Add student or + Add teacher, then fill in the person’s name or email address.

  5. Select Done.

Student automatically added with School Data Sync

If a student is automatically added to your class with School Data Sync while the class is already in progress, make sure they get added to your Class notebook, and get all the latest assignments in your class.

  1. Sign in to Microsoft Classroom as a teacher.

  2. Select the class with the new student.

  3. Select Manage. Under Students, click the link beside Enrolled.

  4. Beside + Add student, select Manage.

  5. Select Update notebook to make sure the new student gets added to the Class Notebook.

Remove a student from a class

  1. Sign in to Microsoft Classroom as a teacher.

  2. Select the class with the student to be removed.

  3. Select Manage. Under Students, click the link beside Enrolled.

  4. To remove a student, select Remove on that student’s row.

    Once removed, the student won't have access to the class anymore, and their section of the class notebook is deleted.

Mute conversations

  1. Sign in to Microsoft Classroom as a teacher, then select the class.

  2. Select Manage. Under Students, click the link beside Enrolled.

  3. To prevent conversations in an entire class, beside + Add student, select Manage, then select Mute all.

    To prevent a single student from participating in conversations, select Mute on that student’s row.

Activate or deactivate a class

Students can’t see a class or any assignments added to it until the class is activated. Activating the class makes assignments visible for all students.

  1. Sign in to Microsoft Classroom.

  2. In the section marked Inactive classes, choose the class you want to activate.

  3. Select Manage, then select Activate Class.

To deactivate a class, open that class, then select Manage. Select Deactivate class to move the class to the inactive class list, which will hide any assignments from students. Assignments are preserved, and will be visible to students again when the class is reactivated.

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