How do I send a message to my students from the Gradebook?

Sending a message to multiple students regarding an assignment can be accomplished by following the steps below.

Open Gradebook

Open Gradebook

In Course Navigation, click the Grades link.

Open Assignment Drop-down Menu

Open Assignment Drop-down Menu

Hover over the assignment title and click the drop-down menu.

Message Students

Message Students

Click the Message Students Who... link to create and send a message.

Select Message Recipients

Select Message Recipients

Select whom you want to send the message to by clicking the drop-down menu and selecting the type of recipients you want to message.

Create Message

Create Message

Based on real-time data, Canvas will show the names of the students who fall in the category you selected [1]. Type a message to the students in the message field [2]. Click the Send Message button to immediately send the message [3].