Send and view private messages

Send private messages to your instructor and other participants in your class.

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Written by Akilah
Updated over a week ago

Along with class discussions where you can engage publicly with members of your class, you can also send private messages to individual students or your instructor.

In this article:

  • Send a private message

  • View your private messages

  • Private messages in Communities

Send a private message

1. Go to the 'Participants' tab.

2. Find the person on the 'Participants' list or view the profile of the person you want to send a message. Click the "Send Message" button.

3. You will be taken to a screen where you can write a new private message and view any messages that are already between the two of you. Write your message and then hit Send.

View Private Messages

You will receive notifications when you have a new private message. You can view all your private messages at any time.

There are two ways to get to your messages:

1. From the "Private Message" section on your home page

2. Selecting Quick Links > My Private Messages

Private messages in Communities

If you're in a community, sending and receiving private messages can be found in a slightly different place.

To send messages:

1. Go to the Members tab.

2. Click on the member's name.

3. On their profile page, click Send message.

To view your message:

1. Click Quick Links (the four squares).

2. Click on My Private Messages.

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