Announcements - Students

Instructors may post announcements throughout the term to communicate course updates, changes, or new information. It is a good idea to check your Announcements for each course on a regular basis. You can also subscribe to notifications related to Announcements.

  • Viewing Annoucements

  • Dismissing Read Announcements

  • Restoring Dismissed Announcements

Viewing Annoucements

The Announcements widget can be found on the homepage of each course in Waterloo LEARN.

  1. Select your course from Courses and Communities.

  2. Announcements will be displayed on the right side of the course homepage.

    Announcement widget with example announcement posted.

Dismissing Announcements

Once you have read an announcement, you may choose to dismiss it from your Announcements feed. Click the X in the upper-right corner of the announcement to dismiss it.

Announcement post with arrow pointing at the  X in the upper-right corner

Restoring Dismissed Announcements

Once you have dismissed an announcement, you can restore it so that it will be displayed in your Announcements feed on the course homepage.

  1. Click the down arrow beside the Announcements widget title.

  2. Select Got to Announcements Tool from the drop-down list.

  3. For each dismissed announcement that you would like to restore, click the down arrow beside the title and select Restore. Any announcement that you have dismissed will say (dismissed) beside the title.

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Contact LEARNhelp at or 519-888-4567 ext. 41744 for assistance.

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