Search and Add Users to Instant Messages Friend List

  1. Click the Message Alerts icon at the top of the page.
    Message alerts with notification on minibar in TCU Online
  2. Click Instant Messages. 
    Open Instant Messages from IM
  3. A pop-up window will open. Click Friends, then Click Add Friends and select Search Users. Note: Add by Username is an option but not recommended, as it requires you to have the exact username for the user.
    Add Friend Search Users
  4. Type the user you wish to add in the search field, then hit enter/return on your keyboard to search. The search results will display.
    Add Friend Search for field
  5. Check the box next to the user you wish to add, then click Add as Friend.
    Add Friend