O365 Distribution Groups

Lists generated using WPI data

Office 365 Distribution Groups (formerly knows as Distribution Lists) are generated using WPI data. These include "standinglists" such as lists of all employees, majors lists, and advising lists.

Requirements

  1. The list name complies with the Naming Policy
  2. The list name is prefixed wtih DL- for example "DL-voting-faculty"
  3. Changes are performed by IT, including list creation, owner and moderator change, list deletion.

Details

  • These lists are not visible in the Global Adress List (GAL) to maintain privacy.
  • Members can see Distribution Groups they belong to using O365 Outlook for the Web.
  • Existing lists may have one or more moderators.
  • Distribution Groups can be accessed using O365 Outlook for the Web as follows.
    1. Select Settings
    2. Under Your app settings choose Mail
    3. Under Options (which appears on the left) choose General
    4. Click Distribution groups
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