Read and Reply a Mail in Messages - Internal Mail

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Depending on how your course is set up, you might access Messages, Internal Mail differently. One example is to click on Mail link in Course Menu. Once you are in Messages page, you will see two folders: Inbox and Sent. This page also indicates a number of Unread messages in Inbox and the number of Total messages in Inbox and Sent.


1. To access the email messages you received, click on Inbox. You will see the mails displayed in an chronological order with the most recent message at the top.

2. Click the message Subject to read the message.


  1. To reply to the message, go to Reply, select Reply to Sender. This opens a new message window.

  2. Type your message.

  3. When you are ready, click on Submit to send. The new message will be delivered to the recipient's Inbox in Messages tool in the Blackboard Course site.

  4. To verify that your message has been sent, you will go to Sent folder. Click on the Messages link in the Navigation Path at the top to go back to the Messages page, click on the Sent folder. You will see that the message you just sent is stored in the Sent folder.

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