Using a web browser, if you go the URL, http://web.wlu.ca/adoptahawk/athlete you will find a login page for accessing the Adopt-A-Hawk Athlete System. Alternatively, you may click on the "Athlete Login" icon on any page found at http://web.wlu.ca/adoptahawk. Once you have come to the login page, you may enter your login information. By default, your login is your Laurier StudentID. Your password is your date of birth in the format YYYYMMDD. For example, if your birthday was October 12, 1982; you would enter "19821012" as your password.
2. Draft your email
Once you have entered the system you will see a managment menu on the left of the screen. Click on "Send Email" to begin the process of sending an email. When you click on this link you will then see a page with 3 input fields.
In the first, enter the email address of the person you wish to send the message to (do not enter more than one address and do not enter anything other than their email address).
In the second box, enter the opening text for your email. This text will appear at the very start of your email, above the standard text provided by Laurier Administration. You are limited to 100 characters in your message.
Lastly, enter your closing comments into the third input box. This text will appear after the standard text provided by Laurier Administration. You are limited to 100 characters in your message.
3. Preview and Send your email
When you have entered your text into the appropriate boxes, you may click the "Preview" button found at the bottom of the page. This will direct you to a page displaying the text as it will be sent in the email.
If the email meets your approval, you may click the "Send" button and your message will be sent immediately. A copy of the email will be sent to the email account that you provided to Laurier Athletics.
You may send as many emails as you wish. All sent messages are archived and you may view them by clicking "Sent Email Archive" in the left side Management bar.