Composing and Creating Emails

 Use the options located across the top of the Message List page to access tool features.

Icon Option Description
compose Compose Click Compose to create and send emails.
address book Address Book List of users enrolled in the course or organization.
settings Settings Settings

To Email Everyone in a Class

  1. Click Classlist.
    Classlist screenshot
  2. Click Email everyone on this tab.
    Email Everyone screenshot
    • Note: students email addresses appear in the Bcc section because of University privacy policies.
  3. Type a brief description of your email in the Subject line.
  4. Type your message in the Message text box.  (The Advanced tab provides multiple formatting options.)
  5. Click Browse to attach files. (Optional)
  6. Click Send.
  7. You will then view a list of all email accounts to which the email was sent.
    Click Send screenshot

Compose Message Options

email Option


Address Book Click the Address Book icon to open, in a pop-up, an address book containing the users located within the course or organization. Use the Address Book to quickly fill in the To, Cc and Bcc fields.
To, Cc, Bcc After selecting users in the Address Book, click on To, Cc, or Bcc to fill the email addresses in the appropriate area.


Specify a subject line in this field.
Priority Set the priority for this message as Low, Normal (default setting), or High. This priority setting will appear next to your message in the receiver's Message List.
Message Enter your message into this area.
spellcheck Spell Check Click the Spell Check icon to check your message for misspellings.
preview Preview Click the Preview icon to have a look at your message before sending it.
Attachments Browse for and add attachments to your message. Use the Add button to add multiple attachments.
Cancel Click Cancel to cancel the message you are composing. (Not applicable to Send-Only configurations.)
Send After composing your email and adding any attachments. Click Send to send it. A message will display either confirming that your message has been sent or letting you know the message could not be sent.
Add an Attachment to your Email
  1. From the Compose page, create a new email.
  2. In the Attachments section, click Browse and select the file you would like to attach.
  3. Click Add.


  • If you add an attachment and want to delete it before sending, click the Remove link beside the attachment.
  • The following file types cannot be added to or downloaded from email messages: .asp, .aspx, .exe, .bat, .dll, .com, .asa, .asax, .ascx, .asmx, .axd, .cdx, .cer, .config, .idc, .cs, .csproj, .java, .jsl, .licx, .rem, .resources, .resx, .shtm, .shtml, .stm, .vb, .vbproj, .vjsproj, .vsdisco, .webinfo, .ini.

    The size of the attachments you are able to send is determined by your organization. You will receive a warning message if your attachment is larger than the allowable size.

Email Settings

Click the settings  Settings icon at the top of the Message List page..

Option Description
 Email Signature Add text that will appear at the bottom of the messages you send.
Last Modified 6/22/15