Request a new mailing list

Creating a New List

  1. Log into FAU’s Sympa website -
  2. At the top of the page, click the Create list tab.
  3. In the List name field, type the list name using lowercase letters.
  4. In the List type field, select a list type.
  5. In the Subject field, type the subject of your mailing list. The subject appears under the list name in the List of lists as a reference.
  6. In the Topics field, click on the down-arrow and select a topic that best describes your list.
  7. In the Description field, type a description of your mailing list.
  8. Click the Submit your creation request button.
  9. Your mailing list will not appear until it has been approved by the listmaster. You will be sent an email notification when the list is activated.

NOTE: The name you choose for your list will be typed every time a message is posted. It is recommended that you choose a relatively short name, using common abbreviations if necessary. Do not include any characters in your list name other than A-Z, 0-9 (underscores and dashes are also acceptable). Special characters such as & (ampersand) will not be accepted. Do not use periods or spaces in the list name.

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If you are having difficulties creating the list, click "Request This" to open a ticket with the Help Desk. 

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