Emailing Waitlisted Students - How To Guide

Emailing My Waitlisted Students

How can I email my waitlisted students?

Answer

Option 1- Email Waitlisted Students from Sierra Connect

  • There are two ways to get into Starfish
    1) Go to https://sierracollege.starfishsolutions.com/starfish-ops/session/casLogin.html and click on Sierra Connect
    2) Go to https://mysierra.sierracollege.edu and login. There is a link to Sierra Connect on the main menu.
  • Click on Sierra Connect
  • From the menu in the upper-left corner, click on the 'Students' option
  • Click on the drop-down menu under 'Connection'
    • Search for and select the class you wish to email
    • Make sure you select the one that starts with 'WAITLISTED_STUDENTS'
  • Check the students you wish to email
    • If you want to email the entire roster, click on the empty checkbox in the upper left corner. You may need to go the second page to select additional students.
  • Once you've selected the students you wish to email, click on the 'Message' button near the top of the screen
  • Enter a subject and message in the popup box and press 'Submit'
  • If you need to see the waitlist position of each student, you can find that on the Rosters options on the Faculty Menu in mySierra

Option 2- Copy and Paste email Addresses from Banner Rosters

  • Log in to mySierra
  • Click on the 'Faculty' tab 
  • Click 'Rosters'
  • Click on the term and then click on the "Select Term" button
  • Find the class you want to email, and click on the checkbox next to it
  • Make sure popups are enabled in your browser
  • Click on the Excel version of the roster, download it and save to your desktop.  (You may need to rename the file to end in .xls or .csv)
  • Open the file so you can get the email addresses. Filter to get only waitlisted students.
  • Compose message using your email client, and then send''

Option 3- Copy all email addresses from Banner using one click (may not work in all browsers)

  • Log in to mySierra
  • Click on the 'Faculty' tab 
  • Click 'Class Assignments 
  • Find the class you want to email, and click on 'Waitlist'
  • Right-click on the 'Email wait listed students' link at the bottom of the screen.  Choose copy
  • Paste the email addresses into the email.  Compose message, and send''

Option 4- Email students from your email client using a Banner feature (may not work from your personal computer)

  • Log in to mySierra
  • Click on the 'Faculty' tab 
  • Click 'Class Assignments'
  • Find the class you want to email, and click on 'Waitlist'
  • To email one student, click on the email icon on the far right side of the screen.  This will open an email in your default email client.
  • If you want to email everyone on the wiatlist, click on 'Email wait listed students at the bottom of the screen.  This will open an email in your default email client. 
  • Compose message, and send''
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