How do I message other users on Canvas Student ePortfolios?
Your Canvas Student ePortfolios account includes a messaging tool so you can communicate with other members directly on Canvas Student ePortfolios. You can send messages directly from another user's profile or from your inbox. Please note that to message a user you must be connected with that user.
Some Canvas Student ePortfolios messages can be replied to from your email inbox, without the need to log in to Canvas Student ePortfolios. Currently, the following message types can be replied to from your external email:
- New message thread
- Reply to a message thread
- Message from an employer
- Comment left on your entry or an entry you're tagged in
Locate and open the profile of the user you want to message.
In the Profile header, click the Message button.
In the Compose Message window, you can view and add recipients to the message. The recipients field will automatically include the user whose profile you opened . To add additional recipients, start typing the name of the person you want to include in the recipients field  and click their name when it displays in the search results .
Add Message Details
Enter the details for the message. In the Subject field , enter a subject for your message. In the Body field , enter the full contents of your message.
When you have entered all the message details, click the Send button .
To view your Inbox and respond to messages, click the Notifications link  and then click the Messages link .