How do I send a message to my class?

You may be able to send a message to your entire class without having to select recipients one at a time.

If you cannot send a message to your entire class, your institution has restricted this feature.

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

In the course drop-down menu [1], select the course where you want to send a message [2].

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

In the subject field, add a subject for your message [1]. If you do not want a student to see all recipients in the message, click the Send individual messages checkbox [2]. Type your message in the message field [3]. You can also add attachments to your message [4]. Click the Send button [5] when you are finished.

View Message

View Message

Your message will appear at the top of your Sent folder. When someone replies to your message, the message will be shown in the Inbox.

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

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