Campus Mailing Lists

About this service

Description Mailing lists can be used by students, faculty, and staff to create email lists for group-based announcements and discussions.
Other names Mailing List Server, Sympa
Documentation links

Campus Mailing Lists Web Site

Campus Mailing Lists User Guide

Features and tools Each mailing list has a web and email interface, a web archive, a shared document space and each list owner has full administrative control over the configuration of their list.

Getting and using this service

Who can use the service Undergraduate students
Graduate/Professional students
How to get the service How to create a mail list see:
Cost No charge
Usage constraints Total message size is 10MB (headers, message, and attachments).  Archived messages are retained for one year. 

New lists can only be requested by U of I Faculty, Staff, GRAs and Student Officers of RSOs for University approved activities.

Support and Hours

How to get help Contact the Technology Services Help Desk by phone (217-244-7000) or by email (
Training and consulting opportunities None listed
Maintenance hours

Wednesday mornings between 7am and 9am, only as needed.

Lifecycle stage Production
Provided by Technology Services


I need help with Campus Mailing Lists


Service ID: 139
Tue 11/17/20 2:41 PM
Mon 3/18/24 8:24 AM