Mailing List Types and Tips

Mississippi State University has a few types of mailing lists available.

General Mailing Distribution Lists

  • Uses for the email address
  • Subscribers can have any type of email address
  • Your out going email address needs to match the email address listed in the Campus Directory
  • To request a new list, go here.

Banner Mailing Lists

  • Types include DDD, undergrad, @majors
  • List is created for a limited population as designated from a Banner designation
  • Specific people need to be requested to send to these lists and they cannot be grouped via a general mailing distribution list (Sympa).
  • To request a new list, go here.

Class Email Lists

  • To email the students in a specific course.
  • These are created by the instructor of record via myBanner for Faculty.
  • Creation takes overnight, up to 24 hours. Changes also take overnight to update.
  • Default email address to send from is your To send from an alias, please add additional email addresses with permission to send and receive.
  • NOTE: You can also send emails to a class roster in Canvas. See the Canvas: Instructor Guides - Conversations (Course Email) article for more information.
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