What is the Inbox?

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The Inbox is a messaging tool used to communicate with a course, a group, an individual student, or a group of students. You can use the Inbox to communicate with other people in your course at any time.

When would I use the Inbox?

  When would I use the Inbox?

Use the Inbox to:

  • Send a message to someone in your course or group
  • Send a message to yourself (displays in your Sent folder)
  • Reply to messages from others in your course
  • Filter conversations by course or type
  • View and reply to assignment submission comments

You can adjust your notification preferences to receive messages using external channels.

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