Are you sending out your monthly newsletter or just need to email a large group of your contacts? jmc Message Center lets you write and format your emails, select what contacts will receive the email, and schedule them to be sent out all in one place! Make use of all those email addresses already in your jmc database today.

To get started sending emails log in to jmc Office and head to Message Center > Send Messages.

Step One: Select a radio button from the "Select" box to filter which student contacts to email. Then fill out the appropriate fields highlighted below.

  • Sequential: enter a range of student IDs in the "From" and "To" fields

  • Random: select one or more students by entering their name or student ID in the "Find" drop-down list

  • Grade: enter a grade level range in the "From" and "To" drop-down lists and select a gender using the "Gender" drop-down list

  • Advisor: enter a range of advisor IDs in the "From" and "To" fields

  • Course: select one or more courses by entering the course name or teacher name in the "Available Courses" drop-down list

  • Activity: select one or more activities by selecting the activity name in the "Activities" box

  • Bus Route #: select a bus route number from the "Route Bus #" drop-down list

  • Random Contact: select one or more contacts by entering their name in the "Find" drop-down list

  • Tag: select a student tag from the "Tag" drop-down list

Step Two: Select the "Email" radio button from the "Message Type" box to indicate you'd like to send an email.

Step Three: Place a checkmark in the checkbox for who should receive the email.

  • Email Primary Contact Only: primary contact only

  • Email Students: student email addresses

Helpful Tip: Select both "Email Primary Contact" and "Email Students" if you'd like the information to go to both families and students.

Step Four: Select when you'd like the message sent by clicking the "Send Now" radio button for immediate delivery or the "Schedule Time" radio button for future delivery of messages such as reminders created in advance.

Step Five: If you selected "Schedule Time" to send your message in the future enter the send date and time in the appropriate fields or simply click the calendar or clock icon.

Step Six: Click the "OK" button when you are ready to create your email message.

Fun Fact: The number of matching contact records is clickable to see a list of the message recipients before sending the message.

Step Seven: Enter a "Reply to Address" in the appropriate field to receive replies to your email message.

Helpful Tip: Enter Cc or Bcc addresses to carbon or blind copy additional recipients.

Step Eight: Enter a "Subject" in the appropriate field to give recipients a sneak peek as to what your message is all about.

Helpful Tip: Click the "Choose File" button to attach a file to be sent with your email message.

Step Nine: Create the message you'd like to send in the message box.

A few helpful tips

  • Add a little pizzazz to your message using the formatting tools.

  • If you'd like to view your message before sending it, click the "Preview" icon.

Step Ten: Click the "Send" button to send the message.

Helpful Tip: After sending the email message, the list of names that were emailed as well as names not emailed will appear on the page to verify the intended delivery.

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