Select the Profile tool from the Home Tool Menu.
Select Search from the actions menu.
Enter your search terms and select Search.
- Enter a name or keyword to search for.
- Select the radio button to indicate if you are searching for a user or a common interest.
- Select Search.
Note: You may also include current connections, or limit the search to a particular course by selecting it from the drop-down menu.
View search results.
Search results will display at the bottom of the screen.
Select Add as a connection.
Select Add as a connection to send a connection request to the selected user.
Select Add connection
You will receive a notice letting you know that the user you have contacted will have to confirm the request before being added as your connection. To proceed with the connection request, select Add connection.
Pending requests display
Once you have sent a connection request to someone, you will see the text "Connection requested" (highlighted for emphasis) displayed for that user until they accept or ignore the request.