Update educationclass properties

Update the properties of a class.


One of the following permissions is required to call this API. To learn more, including how to choose permissions, see Permissions.

Permission type Permissions (from least to most privileged)
Delegated (work or school account) Not supported.
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application EduRoster.ReadWrite.All

HTTP request

PATCH /education/classes/{id}

Request headers

Header Value
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.
Content-Type application/json

Request body

In the request body, supply the values for relevant fields that should be updated. Existing properties that are not included in the request body will maintain their previous values or be recalculated based on changes to other property values. For best performance, don't include existing values that haven't changed.

Property Type Description
description String Description of the class.
displayName String Name of the class.
mailNickname String Email alias for sending email to all users if that feature is enabled.

|classCode|String| Class code used by the school.| |externalId|String| ID of the class from the syncing system. | |externalName|String|Name of the class in the syncing system.| |externalSource|string| How this class was created. The possible values are: sis, manual, enum_sentinel.|


If successful, this method returns a 200 OK response code and an updated educationClass object in the response body.



The following is an example of the request.

PATCH https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/education/classes/{class-id}
Content-type: application/json
Content-length: 224

  "description": "History - World History 1",
  "displayName": "World History Level 1",

The following is an example of the response.

Note: The response object shown here might be shortened for readability. All the properties will be returned from an actual call.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-type: application/json
Content-length: 224

  "id": "11014",
  "description": "World History Level 1",
  "classCode": "301",
  "createdBy": {
        "user": {
          "displayName": "Susana Rocha",
          "id": "14012",
  "displayName": "History - World History 1",
  "externalId": "301",
  "externalName": "World History Level 1",
  "externalSource": "Fabrikam High School",
  "mailNickname": "Fabrikam"