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Manage Email Lists - Google Groups

UMass Amherst uses Google Groups to manage email lists. Email lists are referred to as 'groups' in Google Groups.

Manage your existing email lists

  1. Navigate to in your web browser, and sign in with your UMass Amherst NetID and password.
    • Note: If a subsidiary account is the manager of the group, make sure to sign in with that account’s NetID and password.
    • To check which groups your primary and subsidiary accounts manage:
      1. Log in to SPIRE at with your NetID and password.
      2. Click Main Menu in the upper left and select IT Accounts, and then click Email List Request & View. See the Your Groups section at the bottom of the page. 
  2. Click My groups.
  3. Click the settings gear icon for Group Settings to the right of the name of the group you want to manage. On some screen sizes, it may be hidden under a 3 dot menu button to the right of the group name. 

From here you can edit the group’s description, language, and posting options.
You can also select Members, Messages, and Email settings from the left side of the page.

Note: If you would like members of the campus community to be able to find and request to join your group:

  1. Select Organization Members under Who can see group.
  2. Select Organization Users can Ask under Who can join group


Delete an Email List

  1. Log in to SPIRE at with your NetID and password.
  2. Click Main Menu in the upper left and select IT Accounts, and then click Email List Request & View.
  3. In the Your Groups section at the bottom of the page, click the Delete Group button to the right of the list you want to delete.