How do I send a message to my class?

Note: You will only be able to send a message to your class if your instructor allows you to do so. If you are allowed to send a message to your entire class, follow the steps below.

Open the Inbox

Open the Inbox

In the Help Corner, click the Inbox link.

Compose Message

Click the Compose icon to start a new message.

Select Course

Select the course you wish to message from the course drop-down menu [1].

Open Address Book

Click the address book to send a message to the entire class.

Select Class

Click the name of the course.

Add Message

Add Message

Add a subject line and type in the message field. Add attachments if you desire. Click the Send button when you are finished.

Note: If you do not want a student to see all recipients in the message, click the Send individual messages checkbox.

View Message

View Message

Your message will appear at the top of your Sent folder.

Note: You can reply to the recipient or reply-all to everyone in the class.

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