Quick start

Get started in your class team

Get started in your class team

Access your online classroom right away in Office 365 Education and Microsoft Teams. Grab your device and your school sign-in information and head into class at Office.com. 

Sign in to Teams

  1. Open Office.com on your web browser and sign in with your school email and password.

  2. Select the Teams app.

Note: Teams for Education is a part of Microsoft 365 Education. Students and educators at eligible institutions can sign up for Office 365 Education for free. Learn more about signing up.

Select the Teams app.

Create a class team

You may already have classes set up for you by your IT administrator. If not, create one.

  1. Select Teams  Teams button from the app bar.

  2. Select Join or create team > Create team.

  3. Select Class as the team type.

  4. Enter a name and optional description for your class. Select Next.

Note: Not seeing the option to create a team? Contact your IT Admin to make sure you have the proper permissions.

Join or create team

Create new class team

Add students (optional)

  1. Enter student names and select Add. If your school has already created class groups, ask your IT Admin for the name of your class group.

  2. Select Done when you’re finished.

    Note: To add co-teachers to this class team, choose the Teachers tab and enter names.

    You’re done!

To add students or make changes to this team later, navigate to the team and select More options  More options button .

Search and add students to a Team in the Add members option

Teams, More details, then select Add member

Sign in to Teams

  1. Open Office.com and sign in with your school email and password.

  2. From your Office.com homepage, click on the Teams app to open right in your browser. 

  3. Select Teams Teams button  in to see which class teams you’re in.  If your teacher has already set up the class team and added you, you'll see one or more (depending on how many classes you have) class team tiles. 

Notes: Don’t see any class team tiles? Your teacher may have invited you to join your class team with:  

  • A join code (from the Teams page, select Join or create a team and enter the code)

  • A link (check your email!)

When you see your class tiles, click on one to start connecting with your teacher and classmates!

Office.com student account homepage

View of a student's class teams

Enter code to join a class team

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