A listserv email list is an email-based list of subscribers, which can be used as a discussion group, a distribution list or a group or campus unit email address.
Common uses of listserv include:
The email address of a listserv list is in the format email@example.com, where listname is the list's name. A list can be configured in many different ways. Some of the configuration options include:
In addition, subscribers can customize their subscription on a per-list basis in order to:
Listserv subscription is open to any email address. Listserv lists are created to serve UIC groups. We do require that someone with a valid UIC netid (faculty, staff member or student) be listed as a primary owner for the list, although someone else may be designated to maintain the list.
There is no charge for this service.