Google Classroom User Instructions for Students


Google Classroom is a virtual classroom that ties many of Google’s products together to help educational institutions go to a paperless system. Assignment creation and distribution is accomplished through Google Drive. Gmail is used to provide classroom communication. 


Teachers can add students directly from the Google Apps directory or can provide a class code that can be entered for access to the class by students. Students can submit work assigned in a Google Classroom online. They can also leave comments to clarify assignment related issues.


1)Sign in to Classroom


Sign in for the First Time

  1. Go to
  2. Enter your University email id and click Next. 
  3. Enter your password and click Sign in.
  4. The first time you sign in, ensure that you select that you are a  Student.


Or alternatively, if you are already in either Gmail or Google Drive

  1. Click the Apps Launcher at the top right corner.
  2. Click More
  3. In the expanded menu, select Classroom



2)  Join a Class

Your faculty can send an email inviting you to join a class. Or, they might give you the class code, which you will use to add yourself to the class.


Accept an Invitation From Your Teacher

  1. Sign in to Classroom at
  2. In the class stream, click Join.


Join a Class Using the Class Code

You only enter the class code once to join the class. You don’t need to re-enter the class code again. Whenever you want to sign in to Classroom to get to a class or any assignments, use your Google Apps for Education account details.


  1. Sign in to Classroom at
  2. In the upper-right corner, click.

  3. Enter the class code and click Join. Your screen would look something similar to the one shown below:



If your faculty included a class overview, you can review it by clicking About at the top of the class stream.

3)Work on an Assignment

You can see your assignments in the Classroom and work on them.

Open Assignment

To view your assignment:

  1. Click on the Open button and view the assignment details.
  2. If the assignment is attached with a file, click on the file attachment. The file opens.
  3. Complete your assignment. 



Note: If you have not completed your assignment, simply close the assignment window tab and reopen it the next time to continue with your assignment.


4) Submit Assignment

Once you have completed your assignment, you can turn in or submit your assignments in the following way:


If your assignment Google Doc is open, then click the Turn In at the top right corner of the Google Doc window or alternatively close your Google Doc and click Turn In on your assignment window. Your assignment will be indicated with a Done status.




Note: If required, you can

  1. Attach additional files to the assignment using the Add drop-down arrow.
  2. Create a new Google Doc using the Create drop-down arrow.
  3. Inform your teacher about the assignment using the Add Class Comment.


4) View All Assignments

Many a time you might be working with more than one assignment in various subjects. To see the list of all the assignments together, do the following:


  1. Click on the Home button  at the top left corner of your assignment screen.
  2. Select Classes from the drop-down menu.
  3. Click on the assignment that has to be done.





Prof. M.S.Shivakumar

Vice Chancellor,