Email

To access the Email function in D2L you can click the Classlist link from the top navigation bar of your D2L Course Home.

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While it is possible to use the Email tool to send email messages from within D2L, you will need to know the addresses of individuals you are trying to email.  To easily email your instructor or fellow classmates, you should use the Classlist. 

Sending Email Through the Classlist

You may choose to email individual users through the classlist, all users who fall within a particular category or tab (i.e. all students), a select group of users or you may email everyone in the classlist.

To email one user:

  1. Locate the user in the classlist.
  2. Click the checkbox next to the users name and click the email button .

To email all users in one category:

  1. Click on the tab that you wish to email.
  2. Click the checkbox beside the 3 buttons (email, page, print) on this page.  The usernames will be automatically added to the email message.
  3. Click the  to send a new email, and everyone who has a check mark by his/her name will receive that email. 

To email all users in the course:

  1. Make sure you are on the All tab under Classlist view.
  2. Click the checkbox beside the 3 buttons (email, page, print) on this page.  The usernames will be automatically added to the email message.


After clicking the email button a new window will open to allow you to compose a new message.

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1. Add the email address you want the message to be sent to or this will be contain the person's email you checked on the screen before this one. 

 

2.  The Subject line will be the topic or description of your email message.

 

3. The text box is where you will enter the body or content of your email message.  You have the basic word editing tools such as (bold, underline, italic, and orientation). You can also change the priority of the message.  

 

4. The Attachments box will allow you to add a file from your computer to include with the email message.  By clicking browse you will be able to select a file off your computer.  Once you have found the file you want to attach, click it and then click Open to add it to the email message.

 

5. The Send button is what you will click once you are done composing your message.  Make sure you have all other fields done before clicking Send as you will not be able to go back and edit the message once it is sent. The Cancel button will take you back the classlist homepage and will not send your message. 

 


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