What are the Email Limitations & Policies at UNCW?


All faculty, staff and students have the ability to send emails at UNCW.

*Please note: We strongly recommend that prior to sending any emails to a large number of recipients, you read UNCW's Mass Email policy. This policy strengthens internal communication by addressing concerns from the campus community about excess emails sent to the entire student body and/or all faculty & staff.

UNCW Email Policies

  1. The maximum number of recipients you are permitted to send to is 500.
    • Distribution Lists (in the global address list) count as 1 recipient.
    • If you need to send to more than 500 recipients, consider requesting a Distribution Group/List.
  2. Please read the guidelines in the article How do I Send Out a Campus-wide Email? when you are considering sending a campus-wide email.
  3. The maximum email size that you are allowed to send is 25Mb.
  4. The following attachment extensions are not allowed when sending an email:
    • .wsf 
    • .js
    • .hta 
    • .docm 
    • .zip

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