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LISTSERV mailing list form

K-State mailing lists, otherwise known as LISTSERV mailing lists, are set up for official university units, committees, and project teams; registered campus organizations; organized living units; and affiliated units that support the missions and goals of K-State. This mailing list is created and managed by you and other designated co-owners. If you need a list that is automatically populated and managed with your student roster or other members you will need to submit either a request for an auto-generated class list or a request for a fee-based mailing list. This form must be submitted by a K-State faculty/staff member.

See the LISTSERV Mailing Lists at K-State for more information about mailing lists.

Cost: $0

Approximate processing time: 3 business days

Who can submit this form: K-State faculty and staff (non-student employees). The primary owner of the mailing list must submit this form. Advisors must submit requests for student groups.


Applicant information

Your name: Your phone number:
Your K-State eID: @k-state.edu           Your eID password:
Why do you ask? K-State ITS uses your eID and and eID password to confirm you are the actual person submitting this request. This is a secure and encrypted page. Your eID password will not be stored or seen by ITS staff.

Department and unit information

Department name:
K-State unit/group requesting a mailing list:
Type of unit/group:
    college, department, or other academic unit
    administrative/service/support unit
    research unit
    KSU-affiliated agency
    official K-State committee (listed in University Committee Handbook)
    campus organization (registered with the Office of Student Activities and Services)
    living unit:  fraternity
    living unit:  sorority
    living unit:  residence hall
    national/state organization with assigned K-State office space
    other:  

List information

List name (3-20 characters):
This is the email address that you will use to send messages to your list. It can't contain any spaces or special characters.
Short title: The group's name or topic; 50 characters or less
Purpose of this list:
    Class discussion
    Other academic use
    Administration, support or infrastructure
    Internal discussion for members only
    Publications, public relations or news
    Other:  
Briefly describe how this list will be used:

Additional list owners (optional)

By submitting this form, you are requesting to be the primary and maintenance owner of this list. If you would like others to also have administrative access, list their name and email address and also choose if they should be a maintenance or quiet owner. You can add more owners after the list is created, if needed.

Maintenance and quiet owners: Both maintenance and quiet owners can owner can add and delete members, change the list setup options, and perform list-administration functions. However, only maintenance owners will receive e-mails when errors with the list occurs.

Name: Email:
    Maintenance owner Quiet owner
Name: Email:
    Maintenance owner Quiet owner
Name: Email:
    Maintenance owner Quiet owner

List setup choices

How will people join this list?
    Anyone may subscribe
    Subscription requests are forwarded to the list owner for approval
    Only the owner can add members
Where should this list be advertised?
    Nowhere; it's confidential and for a select group
    To the world; the list is a/an (inter)national forum
Who can send messages to the list?
    The list members; this is best for a discussion type list
    Only the owner(s); this is best for an announcement type list
    Anyone in the world; this is best for a service type list
    A designated editor
When someone replies to a list message, the reply should ordinarily go to:
    The list members; this is best for group discussion
    The one who sent the message
    A specific e-mail address
How long should the monthly archives of list messages be kept?
    We don't need the list messages archived for this list
    6 months is all we need for this list
    12 months is all we need
    6 months online and the rest compressed offline
    12 months online and the rest compressed offline
    Please contact me about what we need
If the monthly archives for this list are enabled, who should have permission to see them?
    The list members
    Anyone in the world