Change your e-mail address in WebAdvisor (and thus
Now that you have logged on, you need to do one thing right
away: Check your e-mail address in the Grossmont computer systems
so that you will be able to get e-mail from the instructor. You
need to check this right away -- even before the semester begins.
If the e-mail address Grossmont has for you is not one you check
frequently, you're going to miss some important messages.
It's not difficult to figure out how to change your e-mail in
Blackboard, but that's
the wrong thing to do! WebAdvisor and Blackboard e-mails
are automatically linked, and changes go from WebAdvisor to
Blackboard, but they do NOT go from Blackboard to
WebAdvisor. When you change your e-mail address in
WebAdvisor, it will automatically be updated in Blackboard within
24 hours (usually overnight). However, if you change it in
Blackboard yourself, the change will NOT be carried over into
WebAdvisor; in fact, the old (bad) WebAdvisor e-mail will
overwrite the Blackboard e-mail and your
changes will be lost!
here to open a PDF page on the Grossmont
website that shows you how to change your e-mail address.
By the way, if your e-mail in Blackboard appears to be update.email@WebAdvisor,
this means that WebAdvisor has no
idea what your e-mail address is; you should change it to
a working e-mail right away.
Within 24 hours (usually overnight), WebAdvisor will automatically
transfer your new e-mail address into Blackboard. After that, the
instructor will be able to send you e-mail easily at your correct
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