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.
Click here to open a PDF page on the Grossmont
website that shows you
how to change your e-mail address.
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
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.
It's not difficult to figure out how to change your e-mail in
Blackboard, but that's
the wrong thing to do! Here's why:
- WebAdvisor and Blackboard e-mails
are automatically linked, and changes go from WebAdvisor to
Blackboard, but they do NOT go from Blackboard to
- 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
- In fact, the old (bad) WebAdvisor e-mail will
overwrite the Blackboard e-mail and your
changes will be lost!
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