Email & Lists for Faculty & Staff

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UTMail+ is the university's institutional email service, powered by Office 365. More than only email, it is a comprehensive online e-communication and collaboration service provided by Microsoft. The service provides virtually anywhere access to familiar Office tools (e.g., online versions of Word, Excel, Powerpoint…), e-mail, calendaring, instant message, audio/video conferencing, and cloud storage services. Note that the online Office applications do not replace PC/Mac-based software. They are adjuncts to the software you may already have.

Information on UTMail+ can be found at

For support with UTMail+, please visit the I&ITS Service Portal.

Mailing Lists

UTORlist is an e-mail mailing list service managed by the I+TS department at UTSG, in cooperation with the Information Commons Help Desk which acts as "list master".

UTORlist mailing lists may be established to further one's work in the University or to further the University of Toronto's mission.

Requests for a new UTORlist mailing list are accepted only from the University of Toronto faculty or staff or a Student Life recognized student organization executive.

Creating, Managing and Moderating Lists

Note: For UTM faculty and staff, -utm-l (DASH UTM DASH EL) will be appended to the name of the list you create.

To create, manage and moderate list posts, please logon to  For list creation, you will be prompted to log in using your UTORid.

For an overview of UTORlist service visit

For these and other support requests for UTORlist, please visit the I&ITS Service Portal.

Subscribing to a list

Lists have different settings, so you may or may not be able to subscribe.

  1. Contact the list owner at, replacing "listname-l" with the name of the list to which you wish to subscribe.  For example, to subscribe to erincomm list send message to erincomm-utm-l-request at listserv dot utoronto dot ca.  Your request will be reviewed by the list owner.  If approved, an email notification will be sent to the subscriber.

Manage your list subscriptions

  1. Log on to the web interface at and click on Subscribers Corner. 
  2. You will see the list you are subscribed to and you can choose to unsubscribe or you can search for a list to subscribe to at the top of the screen.

For these and other support requests for UTORlist, please visit the I&ITS Service Portal.