Is there a way to have messages from students sent through Canvas automatically forwarded to my Outlook email account or can I get a notification when someone sends a message through Canvas?
Welcome to the community. First, I believe you might want to add your outlook email to your Canvas account, then set it as default and make sure to review your notification settings. The resources below say student but basically same steps.
Hi Kelli Jones...
Sky V. King (FIU Online) has given you great advice and helpful Guides that should help to answer your question. Just in case you are an instructor, I'll provide you with those versions as well...which are quite similar.
How do I add an additional email address as a contact method in Canvas as an instructor?
How do I change my default email address in my user account as an instructor?
How do I set my Canvas notification preferences as an instructor?
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