How to Email Your College and University Professors
While I am still a graduate student, I teach both online and in the classroom. As a result, I get a lot of emails from students.
Sad to say: some students don’t know how to email politely or they think that they don’t have to worry about their email etiquette with me because I’m “still a student” or “not a real professor.”
Admittedly, some of these emails can be downright funny but some of them are downright rude. While I do not take it personally, I still wonder about such emails.
My overall tip: email professors or instructors, grad student or not, like you were emailing a boss that you hardly know or a potential employer. It is good practice.
So here is a list of things to think about when emailing your professors.
Click the “more” link below for actual tips.