Knowledgebase: Outlook
Creating an Email Distribution List
Posted by Kristy Rhea on 31 March 2009 02:06 PM

To create a personal email distribution list please follow these instructions:

  • Open Outlook
  • Click on Contacts in the lower left corner of your screen.
  • Click on New Contact Group, at the top if the window
  • In the Name field, choose a name you wish to call your distribution list. 
  • To add users to your list select Add Members:
    • From Outlook Contacts:  The Gloabal Address list will appear. Click on the name of the faculty or staff member and choose Members.
    • From Outlook Contacts:  If you are adding someone from your personal contacts,  Choose the name you wish to add to the distribution list and click Members
    • New Email Contact: If adding students or any other email address
  • In Display name, type the name of the contact.
  • In Email address, type the full email address of the contact.
  • Click OK
  • Once you are finished adding contacts to your distribution list, click Save & Close

    NOTE: If you do not choose Save & Close none of the work you have completed will be saved!! 

Instructions with screenshots


Last updated 2013-08-29

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