Adding Subscribers to Your LISTSERV through the Management Page

This KB Article References: LISTSERV (Electronic Mailing Lists)
This Information is Intended for: Instructors, Staff, Students
Created: 10/16/2012 Last Updated: 08/11/2020

If you are the owner of a listserv, you have the ability to add subscribers to a closed list, or one that requires permission to subscribe.

Adding subscribers to your list using the Listserv Management page:

To add subscribers one at a time:

    1. Log into the Listserv Management page (https://lists.sunysb.edu/index) using your email address and LISTSERV password
    2. Choose List Management and then Subscriber Management
    3. Choose which list you would like to add a subscriber to
    4. Under Add New Subscriber, enter the new member's email address (Firstname.Lastname@stonybrook.edu) and then their first and last name (i.e. Fred.Flintstone@stonybrook.edu Fred Flintstone)
    5. You will have the option to either notify the user that they have been added, or not
    6. Click Add to <listname>

To add more than one subscriber at a time:

    1. In order to add multiple people to your list at once, you must create a plain text file (.txt) containing the email address and names of each subscriber (each subscriber should be on a different line) so you can import the subscribers
    2. Log into the Listserv Management page (https://lists.sunysb.edu/index) using your email address and LISTSERV password
    3. Choose List Management and then Subscriber Management
    4. Choose which list you would like to add subscribers to
    5. Click Bulk Operations and choose the option to add subscribers
    6. Browse for the text file (.txt) that contains the email addresses and names of the users you want to subscribe and click Import
    7. Once the subscribers have been added to your list, you will receive a confirmation

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