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If you see a list where your name appears, your courses appear in the Ultra experience. The notification system is always on.

On your activity stream's Notification Settings panel, you can choose which notifications you receive about activity in all your Original and Ultra courses:

  • Activity stream: Choose which activities appear on your Stream page.
  • Email: If you want to receive email notifications, add an email address to your profile page. Then, choose how often and which activities you want to receive notifications for.
  • SMS: If you want to receive SMS text messages on your mobile phone, add a phone number to your profile page. Then, choose how often and which activities you want to receive notifications for.

In the Original Course View, module pages display notifications for the course you're in.

 

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You can choose the types of notifications you receive and how they're delivered to you. The notification system is always on. On your Activity Stream page, select the Stream Settings icon to open the Notification Settings panel. You can also access these settings from your profile page.

Stream notifications

You can control which activity appears in your stream.

Select the Stream Notification Settings tab to open the panel.

Notifications for due dates and items ready to grade always appear in your stream.

Choose which notifications you receive about activity in all your Original and Ultra courses:

  • New course calendar items
  • New messages
  • New content added
  • New gradable items
  • New courses available
  • New discussion messages
    • Discussions for all my courses
    • Only discussions I'm participating in
  • Student performance alerts

Email notifications

Select the Email Notification Settings tab to open the panel.

If you haven't added an email address to your Profile page, you won't see any options in the Email Notification Settings tab.

Organization activities won’t trigger email notifications.

Choose how often you want to receive emails for activities in all your Original and Ultra courses:

  • Email me right away: Receive individual notifications for each activity you choose from the list.
  • Email me once a day: All notifications are collected and sent once a day at a time set by your institution.

In the Notify me by email about these activities list, choose which notifications you want to receive:

  • New gradable items
  • New messages
  • New discussion messages
  • New content added
  • New and upcoming due dates
  • Past due items
  • New courses available

Clear all the check boxes if you don't want to receive emails about the activities in the list.

SMS notifications

Select the SMS Notification Settings tab to open the panel.

If you haven't added a phone number to your profile page, you won't see any options in the SMS Notification Settings tab.

Organization activities won’t trigger SMS notifications.

In the Notify me by SMS about these activities list, choose which notifications you want to receive:

  • New gradable items
  • New messages

Clear all the check boxes if you don't want to receive SMS text messages about the activities in the list.

For Original courses only*

You'll always receive these email notifications:

  • Announcement available
  • You can also choose to send an announcement when you create a new test or survey
  • Need to reconcile grades for delegated grading
  • Your course is near the size limit set by your institution

You'll always receive these email notifications when you choose to receive a daily email:

  • Retention Center rule details
  • Unread blog and journal entries
  • Unread discussion activity—for both Original and Ultra courses*

You can’t remove notifications from your daily email notification.