Direct Messages in Mesh

Direct Conversation


A direct message in Mesh is a conversation that takes place between two people. This conversation is private between the two parties so that they are able to discuss personal information. In Mesh, users do not have to acquire personal phone numbers or email addresses in order to communicate with others.

Why use Direct Messages in Mesh?

Sending direct messages in Mesh is easy as 1, 2, 3 and an extremely reliable way to get in contact with one specific person on Campus.

Unlike other messaging applications out there, everyone on Campus is already at your fingertips. Since everything in Mesh happens in real time, you can get in contact with anyone on Campus in a matter of seconds.

Use Cases

Direct messages can be used by anyone on Campus for a wide array of Campus communication purposes.


  1. Message a professor regarding grades, assignments, or other classroom topics
  2. Message a classmate regarding a classroom topic or social event
  3. Collaborate with an advisor on course enrollment or future courses
  4. Message friends about a Campus event, classroom topic, or social event


  1. Directly reach a student regarding grades, feedback, or other classroom topics
  2. Collaborate with a colleague about Campus events, curriculum, or social topics

How to create a Direct Message in Mesh

Sending a direct message in Mesh is an extremely quick, simple process. Below is a step-by-step guide to creating your first direct message in Mesh.

First, on the main Mesh screen, click the icon 3rd from the top in the far-left navigation column to navigate to your direct messaging panel.

Mesh Main Dashboard

Second, once in the direct messaging tab, click the white circle button in the bottom right-hand corner of the direct messaging panel. This icon will bring up a new screen to create your direct message.

Direct Messages Tab

Third, after the “Create Direct Message” screen appears, simply type in the name of the person you’d like to start communicating with at the top of the screen in the message input area.

Search for user page

Fourth, once you have searched a person’s name, Mesh will provide search results of users whose name contains the name you searched for. From here, find the exact person you’re looking for, and then select the square button to the right of the user’s name to open a new conversation.

Select specific user to start Direct Message with

Congratulations! You successfully created a new direct Message in Mesh. Wasn’t that easy? #MeshMyCampus

New Direct Message opens

For more information about direct Messaging in Mesh, please visit and then select “Messaging”.

If you need more assistance creating a direct message or with anything related to direct messaging in Mesh, please contact us by sending an email to or give us a call anytime between 9am and 5pm EST Monday through Friday at 1-(800) 915–9382.

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