Using Quickmail in Moodle

Moodle offers an easy way to email one or all of your students in a course through Quickmail. Quickmail is a block in Moodle. If you do not see the Quickmail block on your course, email moodle@snu.edu to get it set up.

Quickmail Block

There are several things you can do through the Quickmail block. They are listed below.




Sending an Email

  1. Click on Compose New Email in the Quickmail block.








  1. Complete the following fields:

    Selected Recipients: Use the Add/Add All to add the names of the students you would like to email.

    Attachments: Use the file/folder or drag and drop to add attachments to your email.

    Subject: Key in the subject of your email.

    Message: Key in the message of your email.

    Signature: If you have set up Auto-signature(s), select one from the drop-down list.

    Receive a Copy: Select Yes if you would like to receive a copy of the email or No if you do not want to receive a copy.

    Click Send Email to send or Save Draft to save and send at a later time.


Set Up Auto-Signature

You may want to set up an auto-signature for your emails. You can set up more than one if you need to.

  1. Click on Signatures in the Quickmail block.








  1. Complete the following fields:

Title: You will need to name the signature so that you can select it from the drop-down list when composing an email.

Signature: Type in the signature. You can use the toolbar provided to make changes to the font, size, etc.

Click Save Changes.
NOTE: If you need to delete an auto-signature, select it from the drop-down at the top of the page. Then click Delete.



View Drafts

If you save an email as a draft instead of sending it, you can find it by clicking the View Drafts option on the Quickmail block.








 You will see a list of any drafts you have saved. You will see the date and time the draft was saved, the subject, and any attachments that were added to the email. To send the email, click on the magnifying glass in the Action column. You will then be brought to the same screen you were in under Compose New Email.



View History

 You may want to see a history of emails sent for a particular course. To do this, you will click on View History from the Quickmail block.







You will see the date and time the email was sent, the subject of the email, any attachments that were added to the email, and if it failed to send to anyone. To view the email, click on the magnifying glass under the Action column. You will then be in a screen similar to the Compose New Email screen where you can see who the email was sent to and what information was included in the email.


Alternate Emails

This option should not be used.