How do I request a mailing list?
Mailman mailing lists are created by the ITS Help Desk; mailing list administrators can manage the list once created.
To request a Mailman mailing list:
- Go to https://helpdesk.macalester.edu/. Enter your Macalester username and password when prompted.
- Start a new ticket with the following Request Type:
G. Network/Web Resource
5. Mailing List
- In the Request Details, enter:
List Name (it must be unique)
Discussion: Usually for courses, organizations, and departments so that any member of a discussion list can send/receive emails.
Announce: Usually for sending notices and announcement. Only the list administrators can send emails to the mailing list; members cannot reply to the list.
- Once the mailing list has been set up, you will be sent the password and login instructions.
NOTE: Mailing list administrators are not members of the list by default. See FAQ 466 for instructions on how to manually add members.
See Mailmain Information
for further mailing list instructions.
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