Working with the Global Address List in Office 365

Is there a way to prevent certain email users from seeing the global address list in Office 365?

I have used Address Book Policies successfully to hide users in one group from users in another group. However, I would like to be able to setup users (students within our school district) such that they can't see anyone in the Global Address List.

Thanks for your input.

skenny10IT ManagerAsked:
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Vasil Michev (MVP)Commented:
You can create an empty GAL view for them, with a 'fake' recipient filter.
skenny10IT ManagerAuthor Commented:
Thanks for your feedback Vasil.

Do you have an example for me to follow in this regard?

Vasil Michev (MVP)Commented:
Just create a new AL that will not return any users, for example criteria:

Department -eq 'NoSuchThing'

And then assign this to a new ABP, which in turn you assign to the students.

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skenny10IT ManagerAuthor Commented:
that works great!
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