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Emailing Your Students

The steps to using Porches, Isidore and UD GMail are listed below. You can log in to these web-based resources from the links at right.


  1. Access the Internet and log in to Porches.
  2. Click on the "Faculty" tab.
  3. Click on "Class Roster with Email."
  4. Select the appropriate term and click "Submit."
  5. Select the appropriate class and click "Submit."
  6. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click "Email Class."
  7. Log in to your email account using your University Login username and password.
  8. Compose your email and send it.


To send an email to all students (or individual students in your class) in a class through Isidore, complete the following steps:

  1. Access the Internet and go to Isidore
  2. Log in with Novell/LDAP username and password.
  3. Click on the tab of the class you wish to send a message.
  4. Click the “Messages” tab on the left.
  5. Click “Compose Message.”
  6. In the drop-down box, click “All Participants.”
  7. If you wish to send a copy of the message to students’ Lotus Notes email accounts, select the box next to “Send CC.”
  8. After composing your message, click “Send.”


  1. Log in to your university GMail account
  2. Click "Compose"
  3. In the "To:" line, type in your section using this format:  "12_FA_ENG_100_05"
  4. After composing your message, click "Send."