This video was created by a Professor and provides essentials to include in your emails.
Is Your Email Necessary?
Before writing your professor an email, review course materials such as the syllabus, grading rubric, or other course documents for the answer to your question. If your course has a discussion board, check there too for the answer to your question.
Most questions can be answered with a thorough review of the course materials. The number one complaint from professors is that students do not review the information before sending emails. Remember, professors get hundreds of emails a day. Make yours count!
You can also check the library for a guide that might answer your questions. Guides can be found here.
Consider Your Email Address:
When you are writing your professor or instructor, you are expected to use the email account issued by your school. Other accounts may go into the professor's junk or spam email folders because you are not recognized as part of the network.
The Subject Line
The subject line is the first thing your professor will see when they look at their email list. Things to consider about the subject line: