Loyola Support DocumentationSakai 20 Instructor Guide ProfileHow do I search for and add connections?

How do I search for and add connections?

Select Profile.

Select Profile from the Home Tool Menu

Select the Profile tool from the Home Tool Menu.

Select Search

Select Search from the actions menu.

Enter your search terms and select Search.

Enter search criteria, specify if you are searching for a user or a common interest, and select search
  1. Enter a name or keyword to search for.
  2. Select the radio button to indicate if you are searching for a user or a common interest.
  3. 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.

View search results

Search results will display at the bottom of the screen.

Select Add as a connection.

Select add as a connection

Select Add as a connection to send a connection request to the selected user.

Select Add connection

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

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.