- Technology Services
- Teaching and Learning
- Blackboard (eLearning)
- Course/Organization Management
- Send Email
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**NOTE: Senders cannot see the email addresses of recipients and recipients are unable to see who else received the emails they have received. This is true for any emails being sent from Blackboard (i.e. All Users, All Students, All Instructors, etc.)
All Blackboard users have the option to send emails to other users within a course/organization. Users can send emails to all or select individuals (i.e. All Users, All Groups, All TA Users, All Student Users, All Instructor Users, etc.) Emails cannot be sent to users that are not enrolled in the course/organization.
Keep in mind, replies to emails are received in the user’s individual VCU/Gmail email accounts provided by the university. There is no "Sent" or "Received" folder to keep track of emails that were previously sent or received within Blackboard. Once an email is sent from Blackboard it is then maintained within the VCU email system, not Blackboard.
1. Click Send Email.
2. Select the users this emails will be sent out to (i.e. All Users, All Groups, All TAs, All Students, All Instructors, Select Users or Select Groups).
3. Enter the Subject and the Message. (Attach a file if needed.)
If sending to select individuals or groups, select the individual or group from the “Items to Select” box and move them over to the “Selected Items” box.
A list of users with invalid emails will also be listed.
4. Click Submit.