Depending on your use case there are three different types of email accounts you can request:

G Suite Shared Account
Useful if you want one email account that multiple @umd.edu accounts can access.
Does not work with @terpmail.umd.edu accounts or other Google accounts.
Does include a shared calendar.

Engineering Listserv
A distribution list that is dynamically pulled from university records and updated nightly.
Essentially maintains itself.
Emails can be moderated.

Email Reflector
A distribution list that is maintained by yourself.
Useful for small groups or if the list cannot be dynamically generated from university records.
Emails cannot be moderated.

G Suite Shared Account

Request

To request a G Suite Shared Account you will want to do the following:

Go here.
If you are not already logged in the system will redirect you to the CAS authentication page.
You will be listed under Requested for and Shared Account Owner, feel free to leave them as-is or change them as needed.
Enter the requested email address under Requested Shared Account Name.
Enter the "From" name under Shared Account Purpose / Description.
If you would like anyone else to access the shared account enter them under Additional Owners.
Select the Request button.

Maintain

To maintain your G Suite Shared Account:

Visit SIMS.
Login if you are not already logged in.
Select Modify to the right of the shared account entry.
Beside Additional Owners you can add or remove users who you want to grant or deny access, as needed.
Select Submit Modify Request.

Engineering Listserv

Request

To request a Listserv Account you will want to do the following:

Email eit-help@umd.edu
State that you wish them to create a listserv account and give the following information:
The requested email account name
The reason for the account creation
The criteria for the automatic distribution list creation (e.g. I would like this to go to mechanical engineering regular faculty only)
They will work with you to see if the criteria can be met.
If so, they will create the list. If not, then you will need to create an email reflector (see below).

Maintain

To maintain your Listserv Account:

Go here.
If you receive a warning about the site go ahead and proceed.
Login using your email address, if needed.
Select Your subscriptions.
Select admin to the left of the list you wish to modify.
Select Edit List Config.
Select List definition.
Under Owner add users who should moderate emails. Be sure to select mail
Under Moderators add or remove users who you do not want to be moderated. Be sure to select nomail.

You will need to be on campus or logged into the VPN to access this service.

Email Reflector

Request

To request an Email Reflector you will want to do the following:

Visit SIMS.
Login if you are not already logged in.
Under the System dropdown select Reflectors and Listserv email lists.
Select Request to the left of Reflector Mailing List.
Beside Account Name enter the email address you wish to use.
Beside Description enter the "From" name.
Beside Additional Owners you can add or remove users who you want to be able to maintain the list.
Beside List Membership you will add or remove the recipients.

Steps 7 and 8 can be left blank and completed after the reflector has been created. See Maintain below.

Maintain

To maintain your Email Reflector:

Visit SIMS.
Login if you are not already logged in.
Select Modify to the right of the shared account entry.
Beside Additional Owners you can add or remove users who you want to be able to maintain the list.
Beside List Membership you will add or remove the recipients.
Select Submit Modify Request.

Please do not request that anyone from the IT Team maintain a list for you. The time it takes to make a request to the IT Team is equal or more than the time it would take you to log in and do it yourself.
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