campus groups documentation
Administrative Groups (Admin Groups) are owned by a department. The name of an Admin Group begins with a department prefix (not a username). All group members can view and use the group. An Admin Group creator is required to designate at least one other person as an administrator of the group.
Note: To create Admin Groups, you need to be authorized by your department. To get this access, contact the Help Center at 617-552-HELP (4357).
When Emailable is selected, it allows you to use the Campus Group you create as a mailing list.
The Group Description will appear next to the group name to make it easier to identify your group.
The Group Description must be between 9-200 characters and it can only contain alphanumeric, spaces, and these special characters: . , # & - _ : \ " '
The Group Name you enter will be added to the group prefix to create the Campus Group name (GroupPrefix.GroupName). For example: smithj.searchcommittee OR hr.committee
The Group Name must be between 5-50 characters and can only contain alphanumeric and periods, and the first character must be a letter.
For Personal Groups, the Group Prefix will be your BC username. If you have other Group Prefixes listed, you are authorized to create Administrative Groups, which use a department's prefix.
Personal Groups are groups that you create. These groups will have your BC username as the prefix. For example: smithj.committee
Personal Groups can be shared after creation, allowing others to see and use the group. Only the group's creator can make changes to the group.