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Email Etiquette

The use of email in institutions, such as universities, corporations, and government agencies is steadily increasing, even replacing the letter and phone call in some offices. Here are some tips to help you create clear, effective email messages.

Before writing your email message, you will want to

As you compose your messages, keep several things in mind:

Edit and proofread your message carefully:

Before you press the send button, keep these things in mind:

Once you press send, you can't take it back.

Finally, remember that email is an online conversation, so re-read and re-write until you have an email that reflects the message you wanted to send.