Subscribing to a LISTSERV mailing list

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You can subscribe to any open list on your own. LISTSERV will generally return an email asking you to confirm your subscription request, and will then send a notification/welcome message when you've been added to the list. If you try to subscribe to a closed list or to one that has limited subscription, LISTSERV will send a notice with further information.



  • Students
  • Faculty
  • Staff







  1. Address an email to (and to no other email address).
  2. In the body of the email, type SUB 'listname' 'Your Name' (Ex: SUB HIST251B Willie Wildcat)



'listname' = the list's ID; 'Your Name' = your real name.


Article ID: 183
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