How to Search Classmates.com

by eHow Internet Editor

Feeling nostalgic and wondering what happened to your old friends? Now you can check Classmates.com and see if anyone you know is looking for you. Classmates organizes people by schools and years. You can go to their site and find people you went to school with, view their profiles or send them an email. Read these tips to search Classmates.com.

Open up Internet Explorer or the web browser you are using. Make sure you are connected to the Internet. Go to the website www.classmates.com. A location page opens up.

Read the privacy policy and terms of service before you begin your search. Click at the bottom of the Classmates.com page to read the terms. Click "Continue" when you are finished.

Click the state or country you graduated in. An alphabet page appears. Click the letter that corresponds to your hometown. A city page opens up. Choose the city your school is in. Click the school. A free registration form appears.

Fill in the free registration form to continue. You will come to a homepage for your school. A list will appear half way down the screen that displays all the people now signed up with Classmates.com.

Search through the alphabetical list. You can search by last name or category. Categories include new members and parents of students. You can also specify what years you want to search.

Click on the name of someone you recognize. You are taken to a page displaying information about the person. You are also able to send the person an email from here. Click your browser's "Back" button to go back to the main list of names.

Click the down arrow next to the "Last Names" button to view names starting with another letter of the alphabet. You can also sort by first name if you don't remember someone's last name.

Tips

  • check Use the search box near the top of the page if you can't find the person you are looking for on the list.
  • check Log out when you are finished.

Warning

  • close Don't give out too much personal information on the Internet.

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