Residence Hall Distribution Lists

There are two types of residence hall lists by residence hall and by residence hall floor.  Residence Hall distribution lists addresses a message to all students that live in a residence hall.  Residence Hall By Floor distribution lists contain the addresses for all students that live in each residence hall by floor.

Who Can Use the Lists

No one can can see the membership of the lists to ensure student privacy. A distribution list will deliver messages sent by anyone that Residential Living has pre-approved. You must send an email request to Residential LIving List - Resource Admins to be added to the approved senders list.

Note: Messages will be rejected if sent from an off-campus internet address or unauthorized UWSP account. 

Naming Conventions for Resident Living Distribution Lists

A distribution list name consists of the letters "hous-" followed by the name of the residence hall (examples provided in the table below).

Example Residence Hall Example Distribution List Name
Baldwin hous-Baldwin Hall
Burroughs hous-Burroughs Hall
Hansen hous-Hansen Hall
Hyer hous-Hyer Hall
Knutzen hous-Knutzen Hall
May Roach hous-May Roach Hall
Neale hous-Neale Hall
Pray hous-Pray Hall
Sims hous-Sims Hall
Smith hous-Smith Hall
South hous-South Hall
Steiner hous-Steiner Hall
Thomson hous-Thomson Hall
Watson hous-Watson Hall

Naming Conventions for Residence Hall By Floor Distribution Lists

Residence hall by floor distribution list names consists of the letters "hous-" followed by the name of the residence hall followed by " - Floor " and the floor number (examples provided in the table below).

Example Residence Hall Example Distribution List Name
Baldwin hous-Baldwin Hall - Floor 1
Burroughs hous-Burroughs Hall - Floor 1

Send a Message to a Residential Living Distribution List

If you are using UWSP's Exchange/Outlook client, choose the "residence hall" name from the global address list.

  1. Create a new message
  2. Click the "To:" button and the "Select Names" dialog box will be displayed.
  3. Click the arrow key in the Address Book drop down and select the appropriate residence hall address list. Alternatively, you can begin to type the name of the residence hall distribution list in the "Search:" box and the system will attempt to find the closest match to what you are typing.

    Outlook Address Book  

  4. In the address display box that appears, select the residence hall you want to send a message to.
  5. Press the "To ->" button.

If you do not have access to the UWSP address book from the mail system you are using, you are using address a message following the format shown in the Internet Address column in the table below.

Distribution List Name - Outlook Alias E-mail Address
hous-Baldwin Hall hous-BaldwinHall@uwsp.edu
hous-Burroughs Hall hous-BurroughsHall@uwsp.edu
hous-Hansen Hall hous-HansenHall@uwsp.edu
hous-Hyer Hall hous-HyerHall@uwsp.edu
hous-Knutzen Hall hous-KnutzenHall@uwsp.edu
hous-May Roach Hall hous-MayRoachHall@uwsp.edu
hous-Neale Hall hous-NealeHall@uwsp.edu
hous-Pray Hall hous-PrayHall@uwsp.edu
hous-Sims Hall hous-SimsHall@uwsp.edu
hous-Smith Hall hous-SmithHall@uwsp.edu
hous-South Hall hous-SouthHall@uwsp.edu
hous-Steiner Hall hous-SteinerHall@uwsp.edu
hous-Thomson Hall hous-ThomsonHall@uwsp.edu
hous-Watson Hall hous-WatsonHall@uwsp.edu
hous-BaldwinHall-Floor1 hous-BaldwinHall-Floor1@uwsp.edu
hous-WatsonHall-Floor2 hous-WatsonHall-Floor2@uwsp.edu
hous-NealeHall-Floor3 hous-NealeHall-Floor3@uwsp.edu
hous-MayRoachHall-Floor4 hous-MayRoachHall-Floor4@uwsp.edu

Availability & Accuracy

All distribution lists are automatically available in Microsoft Outlook. The lists are updated nightly throughout the semester from data supplied by the Office of the Registrar.