Mass Messaging Tools

Wayne State University offers tools to distribute targeted messages to students, employees or the entire campus community.

Mass Messaging Tools

  • How can a member of the Wayne State community contact a wide student audience across the university?

    In specific circumstances, you may contact a broad audience of Wayne State University students to distribute a message such as a survey, event invitation, information about a club, etc. To do this, please contact the Dean of Students Office (DOSO). ...

  • What collaboration and email sharing tools does Wayne State offer?

    Wayne State University C&IT offers a number of collaboration and email sharing tools compatible with Wayne Connect - Powered by Microsoft. Depending on your needs, you may be interested in one or more of these tools. These tools can be used concu...

  • Can I stop receiving all bulk mail from Wayne State?

    Wayne State University bulk email lists are automatically generated. Although it is discouraged, you may set up a filter in your Wayne Connect email if you wish to no longer see WSU emails. Before you set up a filter, please keep in mind: WSU ...

  • What is my potential audience with WSU Bulk Email?

    A Wayne State University school, college, division or department/unit that has a Group ID Account may send bulk messages to certain WSU Bulk Email Lists after first obtaining authorization from C&IT. If you want to use a Bulk Email List to wh...

  • When should I use Bulk Email?

    Appropriate content for a bulk email/eblast A Wayne State University Bulk Email message or an email blast is most appropriately used for communicating: Non-emergency messages related to WSU activities, programs or business. Time-sensitive WSU ...

  • How can I send a WSU Bulk Email/eblast using a Group ID Account?

    Consider using a Group ID Account (e.g. waynelawannouncements@wayne.edu) if you regularly send bulk emails to the same lists. A Group ID Account gives your office an identity to communicate your message in an official and professional manner. Onc...

  • How do I gain access to the Wayne State Broadcast Message Service?

    To apply for access to the Broadcast Messaging Service, please send a request email (including your role at Wayne State University) to Tom Duszynski at tduszyn@wayne.edu.

  • What are the Terms and Conditions for Wayne State Broadcast Messaging?

    The Wayne State University Broadcast Messaging Service delivers priority alerts and other significant messages to WSU students, faculty, and staff. This service is an opt-in communication method that allows our students, employees and faculty to stay...

  • How do I sign up to receive text messages from Wayne State?

    The Wayne State Broadcast Messaging Service sends text messages for Emergency Campus Safety Alerts and for everyday updates like new grades, messages about student life and announcements from various WSU divisions. Sign up by visiting broadcast.w...

  • What numbers do Wayne State text messages come from?

    Wayne State University Broadcast Messaging sends text messages from four different numbers. The number depends on the nature of the message and the recipient. Emergency alerts are sent via Rave Mobile Safety. These messages are always from the Wa...

  • How do I get a Group ID account?

    If your office or organization requires a group ID, you may request it via Tech Solutions. Note: Please read the full instructions on the form to make sure you understand the policies and regulations associated with a group ID.

  • What is Broadcast Messaging and how do I use it?

    The Wayne State University Broadcast Messaging Service delivers campus safety alerts and other important messages to WSU students, faculty and staff via email or text message. There are two ways to access Broadcast: broadcast.wayne.edu Academica:...

  • How should I draft and send a bulk email?

    Bulk emails can be used to reach large audiences. Follow the steps below or watch the C&IT video tutorial to learn how to use the CMS Email Builder (note that you should receive approval for every message from your dean or vice president). Befo...

  • Who manages a Group ID?

    The employee who requests a Group ID is responsible for the use and maintenance of the account. This employee is the only one who may request password changes or changes to contact information. If the employee leaves his/her position, that person sho...