Which system am I using?
You may be using the Old LoudCloud if you see a purple/blue menu bar or if your url starts with lc-trad1.gcu.edu, lc-ugrad3.gcu.edu, or lc-grad3.gcu.edu.
You may be using the New LoudCloud (also referred to as the LMS) if your menu dropdown is on the left side or if your url starts with lms-trad.gcu.edu, lms-ugrad.gcu.edu, or lms-grad.gcu.edu.
From the Announcements tab you can view important announcements from your instructor about anything new and exciting that is coming up during the week. Your instructor may also provide information on specific assignments or clarify any expectations that they may have. These announcements should be reviewed each day when you log in.
Online and Graduate Students
The final tab in LoudCloud is the Announcements tab. Announcements can be filtered by the Current and All tabs. The Current tab displays the current week's announcements. The All tab displays all the previous announcements posted by your instructor.
Traditional Ground Students
The Messages tab in LoudCloud contains the Announcements. The Class Announcements tab displays any announcements pertaining to your class only, while Global Announcements displays any announcements regarding the University as a whole.
Announcements are used for your instructor to keep you informed on any important information you may need for class. It is suggested that you check the announcements for your class every day. To do so, click the Announcements icon in the upper right-hand corner of the page.
From the announcements page, you can sort by Title, Author, Start Date, and End Date. You can also search for announcements, if desired.