Private messages you've received are found in your Inbox. In addition to being a place to read and reply to private messages, your Inbox is where you'll receive other notifications such as friend requests and requests to update your profile. Click directly on the subject line of any message to open it.
To view your Inbox:
For desktop users, click My Classmates® in the top portion of any page. (For mobile users, click , you may have to expand to make your selection). Select Private Message.
Note: Any Classmates Email message that you need to pay to read will have an asterisk (*) displayed in front of its subject line. When you click the message, you'll be prompted to upgrade.