For new groups, we generally follow the timeline below:
Day of priming call - Shortly before or after your priming call, SESYNC IT staff will email a group’s PI’s letting them know their group mailing list has been created.
One week before your first meeting - All group members listed on your travel form will receive an email listing the group mailing list and instructions on setting up their account.
The two big reasons we don’t setup your group or notify your members further in advance:
Yes, if you’re starting your group virtually we will certainly setup your site early. Just drop our IT staff an email w/ the list of your group members and we’ll take care of the rest.