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Method: courses.courseWork.list

Returns a list of course work that the requester is permitted to view.

Course students may only view PUBLISHED course work. Course teachers and domain administrators may view all course work.

This method returns the following error codes:

  • PERMISSION_DENIED if the requesting user is not permitted to access the requested course or for access errors.
  • INVALID_ARGUMENT if the request is malformed.
  • NOT_FOUND if the requested course does not exist.

HTTP request


The URL uses gRPC Transcoding syntax.

Path parameters



Identifier of the course. This identifier can be either the Classroom-assigned identifier or an alias.

Query parameters


enum (CourseWorkState)

Restriction on the work status to return. Only courseWork that matches is returned. If unspecified, items with a work status of PUBLISHED is returned.



Optional sort ordering for results. A comma-separated list of fields with an optional sort direction keyword. Supported fields are updateTime and dueDate. Supported direction keywords are asc and desc. If not specified, updateTime desc is the default behavior. Examples: dueDate asc,updateTime desc, updateTime,dueDate desc



Maximum number of items to return. Zero or unspecified indicates that the server may assign a maximum.

The server may return fewer than the specified number of results.



nextPageToken value returned from a previous list call, indicating that the subsequent page of results should be returned.

The list request must be otherwise identical to the one that resulted in this token.

Request body

The request body must be empty.

Response body

If successful, the response body contains data with the following structure:

Response when listing course work.

JSON representation
  "courseWork": [
      object (CourseWork)
  "nextPageToken": string

object (CourseWork)

Course work items that match the request.



Token identifying the next page of results to return. If empty, no further results are available.

Authorization scopes

Requires one of the following OAuth scopes:


For more information, see the Authorization guide.