In Canvas, email is called Conversations or Inbox.

To send an email message to your instructor or classmates:

  1. Click on the Inbox link in the global navigation menu on the left-hand side.
  2. Select the Compose icon.
  3. Choose the course you wish to email.
  4. Click the People icon to choose the specific individuals within the course you wish to email and add them to the To: field.
  5. Compose the message, attach any files or media that you wish to attach, and click on Send.
If you would like to receive copies of emails that you have sent your instructor or class, please check your Notifications page under in the Notifications section within your Account settings.