UW-Madison G Suite - Google Groups Service Transition Information

This document outlines the service transition from WiscList to Google Groups.

Background


What is Google Groups?


Transition FAQs


How did list management change due to the transition?


Class Group

Before transition (ClassList)After transition (Class Group)
  • Instructor receives a notification email, then enables their lists in the WiscList interface. Emails can be sent using the customer email client.

  • Instructors continue to be notified via email when Class Groups are available to be enabled.
  • In the Google Class Group admin page, the instructor will login using their NetID to access their Class Group.
  • They may create new groups using the ‘Create Email Group’ button located below their classes that do not have an email group assigned to them. 
  • Class Group guest members can be managed through the Class Group administration page, and other settings can be managed in the Google Groups interface
Further information can be found on UW-Madison G Suite - Class Groups.


Advisor Group

Before transition (AdvisorList)After transition (Advisor Group)
  • Advisor receives a notification email, then creates their list which is accessed and managed in the AdvisorList interface. Emails can be sent using the customer email client.

  • Advisor Groups are generated on behalf of advisors and advisors are assigned to them automatically. Advisors create their group via the new admin interface. All group settings will be managed in the Google interface. Emails can be sent to the group in Google or in the customer's email


Custom Group

Before transition (WiscList Custom)After transition (Custom Group)
  • Created upon requests. Accessed and managed in the CustomList interface. Emails can be sent using the customer email client.

  • Custom Groups are upon request using the form on the Custom Groups admin page. Customers will use the new admin interface for updating guest members. All list settings will be managed in Google interface. Emails can be sent to lists in Google Groups or in the customer’s email client.


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