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Hours:

  • Mon-Fri: 7:30 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Sat: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Sun: CLOSED

Winter Break 2014 Hours:

  • Closed December 23, from 11:30am to 1:00pm
  • Closed December 24
  • Closed December 31, after 12:00pm

Listserv Creation Form

List creations can take up to 3 working days. You will receive confirmation by e-mail when the list has been created.

Requestor Information
List Information
-L
No spaces or underscores ( _ ) allowed
All list names will end in -L (dash L)
It is not recommended to include the semester, year, CRN or section number in the name of the listserv. This will make the list more easily reused.
40 letters max, serves as a brief description of the list.
In detail, 180 letters maximum.
requiredType of List:
An open discussion list is an open list where all subscribers can send mail to the list without intervention. It is usually set up to have one or two owners and many subscribers.
An announcement only list is a one-way communication list used for the announcement of upcoming events or other important notices. It is usually set up to have one or two owners; one or more editors who are allowed to send mail to the list; and many subscribers who cannot post to the list.
A moderated list is a controlled discussion list where subscribers can send mail to the list but it must be approved by a moderator before it is distributed to the list. It is usually set up to have one or two owners; one or more moderators who share message approval duties; one or more editors who are allowed to send mail to the list without moderator approval; and many subscribers.
List will not appear on the list of all public lists. (Recommended for classes and private lists.)
List will appear on the list of all public lists. (Great if you want people to know about your list. A good list title is imperative.)
No log is kept.
All list mail is kept in an online archive and can be retrieved only by members of the list.
All list mail is kept in an online archive and anyone in the world can view it.
Owner Information
Primary owner:
Second owner: (optional)
List owners are responsible for setting the list's charter and policy. The list owner is also responsible for subscribing members and/or providing subscription instructions to potential members. At least one owner needs to have an IPFW e-mail address. If you need to add more than two owners, you may do this yourself once the list is created.
Editor/Moderator Information

This section only needs to be filled out if you are requesting an announcement or moderated list.

Editors can post to the list without approval; they cannot add or remove subscribers.
Moderators approve messages to the list; they cannot add or remove subscribers.