Experts & Communities

The University of Minnesota's informal mass email community of practice shares best practices on email tools, training, and processes in order to help mass email professionals efficiently engage with their constituent


Many users inquire about the differences between Google Groups and Listservs. Although Listserv was scheduled to be retired, this has been delayed indefinitely due to some of the unique benefits it provides.
Guidelines for Google Group Managers The University of Minnesota and Google have negotiated contract terms and conditions that protect the privacy and confidentiality of University student, faculty, staff, a
Google Groups, a tool for a team of users to quickly collaborate with one another either via email, or any of Google's various applications, is available with Google Apps for the University of Minnesota.
Find and Join a Group Please note that this method should not be used to create a Google Group for the University.
Google recently announced updates to Google Groups management settings that take effect in early June 2019.


Learn how to create or join a Google Group, read and create posts, create a forum, and organize events.
Google Support document on the use of Google Groups to make sharing from Google Drive more easily monitored and controlled.