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For Getting Started videos and help articles on specific course site tools, visit https://newclasses.nyu.edu/nyuhelp/index.html

Please navigate through the tabs to find tutorials on how to use NYU Classes. The features available within the system include:
  1. Assignments - Allows faculty to manage submissions, grading, and feedback for student work. Grading takes place within the tool itself, which allows for easy integration with the Gradebook feature.
  2. Forums - Faculty have detailed control over permissions for forums and topics, and are able to to see and grade each student's participation easily.
  3. Gradebook - Items can be automatically linked from the Assignment and Tests & Quizzes tools, as well as from Forums and other features.
  4. Groups - Many NYU Classes tools, such as Announcements, Forums, and Assignments are integrated with Groups. For example, faculty can send announcements, assignments, and assessments to different groups.
  5. Lessons - Pulls content and functionality from other tools and allows faculty to create a structured sequence of tasks for students.
  6. Syllabus - Upload a document, redirect students to a URL, or build a syllabus that incorporates rich media and can be edited easily.
  7. Tests & Quizzes - Create several types of assessments that support high-stakes testing, ungraded assessments, timed tests, feedback, random draws from question pools and much more.

NYU Classes Hands-On Workshops

CITL is partnering with NYU ITS to offer a series of hands-on workshop sessions to introduce you to NYU Classes. Check back in August to sign up or email us to schedule a workshop for your department or group.


Self-Paced Training Module for Faculty

Click here for a self-paced training module on NYU Classes.

Note: This module was created by NYU ITS. However, Stern faculty should reach out to the Stern IT Helpdesk if they have questions or would like to learn more. Please email helpdesk@stern.nyu.edu or call 212-998-0180 to ask questions or request a consultation.

Building Your Course


nyu classes settings button Customizing Course Tools
  • Enable course tools
  • Re-order tools
  • Show/Hide tools in the navigation menu
Click here to learn more

nyu classes groups button Group Management
  • Access Groups
  • Create Groups
  • Add/Remove members of a Group
  • Auto Groups
  • Using Groups with other features in NYU Classes
​Click here to learn more

nyu classes lessons button Lessons
  • Enable the Lessons tool
  • Create Subpages
  • Add content/functionality to Lessons
  • Structure and sequence Lessons
​Click here to learn more
Video - NYU Classes: The Lessons Tool

nyu classes resources button Resources
  • Access the Resources tool
  • Add files, folders, and links
  • Embed images and video
  • Copy, delete, move, and edit content
Click here to learn more
Video - NYU Classes: Resources

nyu classes syllabus button Syllabus
  • Add a Syllabus item
  • Display an external URL as your Syllabus
​Click here to learn more
Video - NYU Classes: Sylabus


nyu classes announcements button Announcements
  • Use the Announcements tool
  • Automatically create Announcements within the tool
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Video - NYU Classes: Announcements

nyu classes chat button Chat
  • Read, post, and delete messages in the Chat Room
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Video - NYU Classes: Chat Room

nyu classes forums button Forums
  • Understand the difference between Forums, Topics, and Threads
  • Create a Forum
  • Add a Topic to a Forum
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nyu classes messages button Sending Emails
  • Use the Messages tool in NYU Classes
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Video - NYU Classes: Messages


nyu classes assignments button Assignments
  • Create an Assignment
  • View and download student submissions
  • Grade student submissions
Click here to learn more
Video - NYU Classes: Assignments

nyu classes tests & quizzes button Tests & Quizzes
  • Access Tests & Quizzes
  • Create an Assessment
  • Assessment settings
  • Assessment grades
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Video - NYU Classes: Tests & Quizzes

nyu classes gradebook button Gradebook
  • Create categories and items in Gradebook
  • Release individual grades and the course final grade independently
  • Customize the grading schema
  • Import grades from a spreadsheet
Click here to learn more
Video - NYU Classes: Gradebook

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