Group EMail (Listserv) Request Form
Please include the following information:
- The OU ID of the requesting faculty or
- The list name. This list must end in
-L. For example, "FootballFans" is not a valid list name, but "FootballFans-L"
is a valid name. Email sent to this list will be addressed to FootballFans-L@lists.ou.edu
. The list name must be less than 30 characters
long and cannot include any special characters like ( !, @, #, $, %, &, *,
(, ), +, /, ", '', _, space).
- A brief description of the list. This
description must be not longer than 50 characters.
- The email addresses of all list owners.
A list must have at least one owner. The requesting faculty or staff member
must be a list owner.
- Which, if any, owners should be silent
owners. A silent owner is able to manage the list, but does not receive
notifications when subscribers join or leave the list, or when one of the
email addresses on the list is not functioning.
- Who can send email to the list? If
you want anyone to be able to send email to this list, whether they are
members of the list or not, choose "everybody." You can also choose to limit
the list access so that only "subscribers" can send email to the list. You
can also create a list where "only the owners" are able to send email to the
- Who should be able to add/remove
subscribers to the list? You can create a list where subscribers can
join the list or leave the list without permission from the owners, or you
can create a list in which the owners must approve new subscriptions to the
list, or approve removals from the list.
- Should the list be moderated? A
moderated list is a list in which email circulated to the list must be
approved in advance by a moderator.
- If the list is moderated, who should be
the moderators? The owners can be moderators of a list, or you can
designate other individuals to be list moderators. When you specify
moderators the list, they will be notified of any email sent to the list,
and that email will be distributed to the list only when approved by a
- Should the list be listed on OU's list of
lists? The list of lists allows members of the public to see what lists
are being hosted by OU. You can choose to have your list included on this
list, or not.