Information for Subscribers
Included on this page:
Find a List's Information Page
To find out information about a list; to subscribe, unsubscribe, or edit
your subscription options
-- in other
words, to do just about anything as a subscriber -- you need to know the
name of the list and how to access that list's information page. All
"listinfo" pages can be found at a URL similar to the following:
is replaced with the actual name of the list for
which you want to get information.
Subscribe to a List
To subscribe to a Mailman list, you first need to know the listname. If
you would like to look at all of the available public Mailman lists at
UC Berkeley, go to
If the list you are looking for is not listed on the public page, you will
need to know the listname.
Once you know the listname, you can subscribe by going to:
is replaced with the actual name of the list.
This takes you to the list's information page where you can subscribe
to the list.
Unsubscribe or Edit Options
To unsubscribe or edit your subscription options, you need to go to your options page for the list. Go to:
and login with your CalMail login and password or your list password.
- To unsubscribe, click on the "Unsubscribe" button.
- You can edit your subscription options or change your
list password, by scrolling further down the page.
If you do not have a CalMail account and you have forgotten your
list password, click on the "(Forgot subscription password?) link
on the login page.
Post a Message to a List
All lists on the Mailman server at the UC Berkeley have email addresses of the form
so if you know the name of the list to which you want to post, just add
to the end of it. For example, if you want to
post a message to the ucb-sports
list, address it to
There are a few general guidelines that should be followed when posting
messages to a mailing list. For more information, go to Etiquette Guidelines
for Posting Messages.