Email through the D2L Brightspace Classlist

Article Type: How To


Question:

  • How can I use D2L Brightspace to communicate with students via email who are in my class?

Answer:

Log in to D2L Brightspace.

Under the Communications drop down menu, select Class List.

Emailing the Entire Class List

Click the Button 'Email Class List'.

You could use the Groups in the view by dropdown. For an all-class email, click on the Students tab and click the blue Send Email button.  You will then see the email dialogue will popup with all the students in the BCC field.

Please note:  D2L Brightspace class lists and enrollments are updated 3 times a day.  This happens at 11:30 am, 4:30 pm, and 11:30 pm. The enrollments in your class are static, not dynamic to the changes of enrollments which can fluctuate quite a bit during the first two weeks of class.

Emailing an Individual Student

Click on the indivudal student's name.

An email dialogue box will pop up.  Fill out the email, hitting Send when complete.

Screenshot of classlist, highlighting a students name (which is a link to the email dialogue popup)

 

Emailing Several Students

Check the boxes to the far left of the students' names. 

Click the blue Email button on top of the selection column.  An email dialogue box will pop up. 

The students names will be in the BCC: field.  Fill out the email, hitting Send when complete.

Screenshot of Classlist, highlighting the select boxes to the far left of the students' names and the Email button above the select box column.

Details

Article ID: 115045
Created
Fri 8/28/20 5:09 PM
Modified
Thu 8/12/21 11:24 AM

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