Documentation:Connect/Subscribe to Discussion Board Threads or Forums (How To)

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You can subscribe to discussion board threads or forums and receive email updates whenever your instructor or fellow students have posted to the thread or forum. The email updates will be sent to the email address added in your UBC Student Service Center. To update your email address click the following link: Update your Email in the SSC

If the discussion board thread or forum is not enabled for subscriptions, ask your instructor to edit the Forum settings to allow subscriptions.

Video

Watch the video below on how to subscribe to discussion board threads or forums:

This document will show you how to:

  • Subscribe to a Discussion Board Forum
  • Subscribe to a Discussion Board Thread

Subscribe to a Discussion Board Forum

  1. Access the Discussion Board
  2. Open the Forum you would like to subscribe to
  3. From the top menu bar, click Subscribe

You will now be subscribed to the forum. To unsubscribe at any time, click the Unsubscribe button located in the same place.

Subscribe to a Discussion Board Thread

  1. Access the Discussion Board
  2. Open a Discussion Board Forum
  3. Open the thread you wish to subscribe to
  4. From the top menu bar, click Subscribe

You will now be subscribed to the thread. To unsubscribe at any time, click the Unsubscribe button located in the same place.