Send Your Teacher a Private Message

A private message is a message that you can send to your instructor. The message might also be delivered to someone the instructor designated to read and respond to them, such as a Teaching Assistant.

If you do not see a Private Messages section on your Communication page, your instructor has not enabled private messages.

  1. Select a class from the My Classes drop-down menu and click Go.
  2. From the menu bar, click Communication.
  3. Under Private Messages, click New Message.
    Private message form to contact instructor
  4. In Subject, enter the subject of the message.
  5. In Message, enter your message.
  6. Click Send.