Set Up Notifications in iCollege

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Using the Notifications tool helps you stay up-to-date with your iCollege courses by enabling you to receive instant notifications about course events (such as dropbox submissions, discussion messages, and news updates) and change the email and SMS notifications options for your courses.


Set Up Notifications in iCollege

Access the Notifications tool

  1. From your My Home page or My Course Home:
    1. Click on your name in the upper right corner.
    2. Click Notifications.
  1. In the Announcements widget at the right of your screen:
    1. Click the Arrow icon.
    2. Click Notifications.

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Set up your contact methods

  1. On the Notifications page, click the Register your mobile link.
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  3. In the Register Your Mobile form:
    1. Select your Country and your Mobile Carrier from the dropdown menus, and enter your Mobile Number.
    2. Click Save.
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  4. After you receive a registration confirmation code on your mobile device:
    1. Enter it in the Confirmation Code field.
    2. Click Confirm.
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  5. After conformation, you can also set the maximum number of messages the system can send your mobile device per day. To do that, click No Limit and select preferred number. When you are done, click Save at the bottom of the screen.

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Subscribe to instant SMS notifications

  1. On the Notifications page, select the checkboxes beside each instant notification option listed beneath Content, Grades, Quizzes, Dropbox, News, and Discussion Events.
  2. Click Save.

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Exclude courses from notifications

  1. On the Notifications page, click the Manage my exclusions.
  2. Click the Exclude icon beside each course you want to exclude, or click Exclude All Courses to stop all course notifications.
  3. To restore excluded course notifications, click the Include icon beside each course you want to receive notifications from, or click Clear course exclusions to restore all excluded courses.
  4. Click Close.
  5. When you are finished, click Save at the bottom of the screen.

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If you have questions, or need assistance, please contact the IIT Technology Service Desk at 404-413-HELP (404-413-4357) or