Mailinglist Management Transition

Mailinglist changes cannot be made during the transition


As we work to improve IT Services, the Mailinglist Management tool will be replaced with a more modern tool which offers enhanced collaboration capability. We will be migrating to Office 365 (O365) for list management and collaboration. The tool previously used for mailinglist management,, will be retired on July 9, 2018.

List owners were previously notified of this change and requested to make changes by July 6.


July 9 - August 1

  • Active lists will be migrated from the legacy tool to O365. Mailinglists can be used in their current state, but changes cannot be made.
  • will be retired.
  • By August 1, mailinglist management will be available. Requests for new lists will be processed by the ITS Service Desk

July 23- August 1

  • Potential for intermittent mailinglist disruption.

Action Needed

  • Through July 23, continue to send messages via mailinglists, but do not create, update, or delete.
  • By August 1, access mailinglists using Office 365 at


By August 1:

  • Distribution lists will be used for mailinglists with only internal (WPI) recipient addresses.
  • Groups will be used for mailinglists containing external (non-WPI) recipient addresses.


End: 1 August 2018, 8:00 AM

Posted: 9 July 2018, 4:30 PM

Start: 9 July 2018, 1:00 PM


In Progress




9 July 2018

1:00 PM



1 August 2018

8:00 AM


9 July 2018, 4:30 PM