Setting up sections with Clever sync


Note: if you're having trouble with Clever syncing, check out this article on common issues with Clever sections, and how to resolve them!

If you log in to using Clever, you can use our Clever integration to sync a Clever classroom roster with your section! Your students will use Clever to log in to as well. To get started, follow these steps:

Step 1: Log in to your account via Clever

You will need to make sure you can sign in to your account through Clever before you can sync.

To sign in with your Clever account, log in to your Clever Portal and click on the logo:


If you don’t know where to find your district's Clever Portal, you can search for your school by going to

You can also link an existing account to your Clever Account. From the Account Settings page, scroll down to the "Manage Linked Accounts" table and click on the "Connect" button in the Clever row.


Follow the login prompts to authenticate your Clever account.

Step 2: Create a new section

Go to “My Dashboard” and click on the "Create a section" button. In the popup dialog, you will see the option to use Clever as the login type. Click this tile:


Step 3: Choose the Clever classroom you wish to sync from

Be sure to double check the name of the classroom you're selecting - sometimes teachers with similarly-named classrooms sync with the wrong one, and this makes it seem like they have the incorrect roster of students on Once you have selected the right section, click the "Choose section" button to continue. At this point, the roster of students from the selected Clever classroom will be imported into the section you are creating.


Step 4: Edit section details, then hit “Save” to finish creating your section

Choose a course to assign to the section if you wish to do that right now. Review the rest of the section information, then hit “Save” to finish. Congrats! You've successfully created a section synced with Clever.

Step 5: Have your students log in via Clever

Students must log in via the Clever Portal and by clicking on the logo therein:


Please note that we strongly suggest choosing only one syncing option between Google Classroom and Clever - not both. Using both options can lead to duplicate accounts for students, which can lead to issues with seemingly lost progress because students have been using two accounts.


Q&A: How do I re-sync my list of students?

If your Clever roster gets updated, you can sync your list of students in by going to your section, clicking on the “Manage students” tab, and hitting the button “Sync students from Clever.”

Q&A: How should my students be signing in?

Students in Clever-synced sections must log in via Clever. They should go to their Clever dashboard (or by going to and finding the name of their school) and click the logo.

Q&A: What if I sign in to my account with an email address and password, instead of my Clever account?

You can link an existing account to your Clever Account. From the Account Settings page, scroll down to the "Manage Linked Accounts" table and click on the "Connect" button in the Clever row (see above for a screenshot).

Q&A: What if I created a section without Clever and now want to sync my section with one of these tools?

The best way to deal with this situation is to create a new section from scratch using the instructions outlined in this article. As long as your students were already signing in with their Clever accounts, they will get to keep using the same account in your new section. Therefore, their progress should not be lost.

If your students are not already logging in with their Clever accounts, they can link their existing accounts to Clever using the same steps as described above ("What if I sign into my account with an email address...").

Q&A: How can my school or district admins set up admin accounts with or Clever / Google Classroom? 

We do not currently support admin-level accounts on or through integrations with any sign on service. We'd recommend admins create teacher accounts to have all possible permissions for viewing student progress.  


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