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Students: Messages

Send a Message

  1. In the left Tool List of your site, click [Messages].
  2. Click [Received] to view the messages you've received.
  3. Find and click the message to which you're replying.
  4. Click [Reply] to reply to only the message sender, [Reply to All] to reply to all who received the initial message, or [Forward] to send the initial message to another participant. You can also choose to move this message to a different folder in Messages by clicking [Move], or delete the message by clicking [Delete].
  5. (Optional) Select any additional individual you want to send the message to. To select multiple recipients, use Ctrl-click in Windows or Cmd-click in Mac OS X. You can also choose to send your message to the entire class or to all instructors.
  6. (Optional) Under Label, use the drop-down list to change the priority status of your message.
  7. Next to Subject, type the subject of your message.
  8. Under Message, use the editor to compose your message.
  9. (Optional) Under Attachments, click [Add Attachments] to attach a file from your local computer or from the Resources tool. After selecting your file, click [Continue] to attach the file and continue composing your message.
  10. Click [Send] to send your message.

Reply to a Message

  1. In the left Tool List of your site, click [Messages].
  2. Click [Received] to view the messages you've received.
  3. Find and click the message to which you're replying.
  4. Click [Reply] to reply to only the message sender, [Reply to All] to reply to all who received the initial message, or [Forward] to send the initial message to another participant. You can also choose to move this message to a different folder in Messages by clicking [Move], or delete the message by clicking [Delete].
  5. (Optional) Select any additional individual you want to send the message to. To select multiple recipients, use Ctrl-click in Windows or Cmd-click in Mac OS X. You can also choose to send your message to the entire class or to all instructors.
  6. (Optional) Under Label, use the drop-down list to change the priority status of your message.
  7. Next to Subject, type the subject of your message.
  8. Under Message, use the editor to compose your message.
  9. (Optional) Under Attachments, click [Add Attachments] to attach a file from your local computer or from the Resources tool. After selecting your file, click [Continue] to attach the file and continue composing your message.
  10. Click [Send] to send your message.

FAQs and Basic Troubleshooting

For FAQs and Basic Troubleshooting, please visit our Messages Help page.