Add a student to a class team

Add a student to a class team

Add students to a class team you've already created. You'll also be able to choose if they should receive past assignments in the class. If you're having trouble adding students to your class, check with your IT Admin to make sure you have the right permissions.

Tip: If your IT Admin has created Microsoft 365 groups for your classes, ask for the group name. You can enter the group name to add all students at once. Learn more.

Add students

  1. Navigate to the class team you'd like to add a student to, then select More options More options button next to your class team.

  2. Select Add member.


    Teams, More details, then select Add member

  3. Select the Students tab.

  4. Type in the name of the student(s) or group and select Add.

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

  5. Select Close

Assign work to new students

After you've added new students to your class, choose the past assignments you'd like them to receive.

  1. Navigate to the Assignments tab in the General channel of your class team.

  2. Select the assignment in your list or search for it by keyword in the command box.

  3. Select Edit assignment.

  4. Select Edit next to Don't assign students added to this class in the future.

    Edit whether this assignment will go to students in the future.

  5. Make your selection, and then select Done. Any new students added after the assignment was created will receive the assignment. 

    Choose to assign to students added to this class.

    Note: If you chose a close date for the assignment, students can receive it up until the close date. Once the close date passes, students can no longer be added.


    When creating new assignments, you can make sure they will automatically be assigned to future students by following the steps above. 

Learn more

Remove students from a class team

Learn about Microsoft 365 groups

Create an assignment

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