Note: Additional approval must be obtained for the use of messaging service mass emailing lists.
For normal or medium priority messages
During normal business hours (8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.), email request to univ-messages for planned event or medium priority (message will be sent/posted ASAP or within 24 hours).
Prioritization of services
|Type of message||Distribution timeframe||Eligible for on-call service|
|Public health and safety||Within 2 hours||Yes|
|VIP messages*||4-24 hours||Yes|
|Unplanned events||Within 2 hours||Yes|
|Planned events (including system and service changes)||2 working days||No|
|Newsletters/training||3 working days||No|
*VIP messages include messages from the President, Secretary, Provost, Deans or Vice Presidents. These messages may be events, policy, announcements or social events. Depending on the kind of message, Communications will distribute based on the urgency of the message in collaboration with the client.
For emergency messages, send email to univ-messages and call 203.432.2079, if message needs to be distributed in under 2 hours or it is after normal business hours.
Remember to include address information:
|TO:||Descriptive name of recipients|
|FROM:||Name (or names) and valid email account|
|SUBJECT:||Subject of message (be descriptive)|
|REPLY TO (optional):||(optional) Valid email address - can be different than FROM address|
Sending a message via the service costs nothing, but if you are interested in using the messaging application for your departmental needs, please contact Campus Communications for more information.