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How to Email Students in Panthermail from D2L

Sending email to students in Panthermail from D2L is easy with just the click of a button.  You can send an email to the entire class, to a select group of students, or to an individual student. You can even send a copy of each outgoing message to your Panthermail account by updating your email settings. Email sent from D2L will be sent to the recipient’s EIU Panthermail account.  Users will no longer receive email in D2L. The only folder remaining in D2L email is the Sent folder which will contain copies of all email sent from D2L.


How to change your email settings to send a copy of each outgoing message to your Panthermail account

  1. Select "Email" in D2L

  2. Select "Settings" in the upper right corner
    D2L email settings

  3. Place a checkmark to the left of "Send a copy of each outgoing message to". 
    Setting to send outgoing message to Panthermail

  4. Select "Save"

How to send an email to all students enrolled in your class

  1. Log in to your course in D2L and select "Learner Management" then "Classlist" on the top navbar.
    classlist image

  2. Select the "Email Classlist" button at the top.
    email classlist button imageleft arrow image

  3. On the Email Classlist page, select the "Send Email" button at the bottom.
    send email button image

  4. Enter the Subject and Message for the email in the "Compose New Message" pop-up window.

  5. When ready to send, select the "Send" button at the top of the window.

How to send an email to an individual student

  1. Go to the Classlist in your course in D2L (Learner Management > Classlist)

  2. Select the student's name on the Classlist.

  3. Enter the Subject and Message for the email in the "Compose New Message" pop-up window.

  4. When ready to send, select the "Send" button at the top of the window.

How to email a select group of students

  1. Go to the Classlist in your course in D2L (Learner Management > Classlist)

  2. Place a checkmark to the left of the name of each student you want to include in the email.

  3. Select "Email" above the checkboxes.
    checkboxes and email

  4. Enter the Subject and Message for the email in the "Compose New Message" pop-up window.

  5. When ready to send, select the "Send" button at the top of the window.

The written tutorials and video simulations on the D2L Solutions site are developed and brought to you by the

Faculty Development and Innovation Center

phone 217-581-7051 :: email fdic@eiu.edu :: web www.eiu.edu/fdic 

Contact the FDIC for questions about the tutorials, to suggest topics for new tutorials, or to schedule a consultation appointment.  The FDIC staff can recommend integration solutions using D2L and other instructional technologies for your online, hybrid, and face-to-face courses.


For Help with D2L

Call 217-581-HELP (4357), email support@eiu.edu, or
contact the Instructional Support Specialist (ISS) for your department.

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Contact Information

Faculty Development and Innovation Center

1105 Booth Library
217-581-7051
fdic@eiu.edu


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