Enable or Disable Private Messages
When you create a new course, by default students can send you private messages. In needed, you can turn this off for a course section. You can also turn private messages on if it has been disabled.
New sections, copied sections, and courses created by copying a section all copy the communication settings from the original section.
From the toolbar, click Communication.
If needed, select a class.
- Expand Private Messages and click Messages.
- Click Settings in the top right corner of the message list.
- Select either Enable or Disable.
- Click Apply.