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MyCCRI Course E-Mail

Your MyCCRI course e-mail is a quick and easy way to communicate with your students. As the instructor, you have an option of sending e-mail to all your students at one time, or just to selected students. You can also use course e-mail as an easy way to distribute class documents, for example a syllabus or weekly homework assignment. Students are automatically added to the class when they register.

Note: Faculty now have the option of deactivating students who have dropped or withdrawn from the course so that they no longer are on the course e-mail list through the Members function.

* To use Course E-Mail from off-campus, you will need to use the most recent version of FireFox *

MyCCRI Course E-mail
Instructions and Screenshots
Step 1

Log in to your MyCCRI account and click on the myCourseTools tab.

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Step 2

Click on a green course link to enter the course.

graphic pointing out a course link in the list under My Courses
Step 3

Click on the green E-mail link under Course Tools.

graphic of the Course Tools menu with the E-mail link selected
Step 4

You should see a listing of all your students.

graphic of a sample course members list
Step 5

To send an e-mail message to the entire list, simply click on the box next to Select All then click on the Send E-Mail button.

graphic of the Select All option for Course E-mail graphic of the Send E-mail button
Step 6

A new E-mail dialogue box appears.

Type in a Subject line and then your Message.

Click on Send.

class email compose window with text

Sending an E-mail Message to Selected Students

Sending E-mail to Selected Students
Instructions and Screenshots
Step 1

To send an e-mail message to selected students, click in the box next to each name you wish to send a message to.

graphic of a sample course members list
Step 2

Follow Step 6 above.

Add an attachment to class e-mail

You can also attach a document (like a syllabus, handout or assignment) to your class e-mail just as you do to any e-mail message.

Adding an attachment to class e-mail
Instructions and Screenshots
Step 1

To add an attachment to a class e-mail, follow the instructions below:

To send files created in other applications (Word, Power Point, Excel, etc.) as attachments to your e-mail messages, use the following procedure.

  • While working in the Compose E-mail window, click the Attach button. You see the Attach Files window.
  • Click the Browse button.
  • In the window that appears, browse your file system to locate the file you want to attach. When you find the file, select it and click Open.
  • Once you have selected a file to attach, click the Attach button. You see the filename included in the attachment window and a tally that alerts you to the amount of space the attachment consumes and the attachment limits that have been set for your system.
  • Repeat steps 2 through 4 above to add other files as attachments to the message.
  • To delete an attachment, select the file that you want to delete from the list of added attachments and click the Remove button.
  • To return to message composition with the attachments that you've selected, click OK. To exit without adding or changing attachments, click Cancel.
Step 2
Click on the Send E-mail button to finish.
graphic of the Send email button
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Last Updated: 8/13/13