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Q: How do I add or remove a subscriber from a geology SYMPA e-mail list?
A: Here is a description of the process.

Managing Subscribers

In order to add subscribers to or remove subscribers from a Sympa list you must be a list owner.

Adding Subscribers

  1. navigate to https://lists.ucdavis.edu

  2. click the Login box in the upper left section of the page. Log in using your campus credentials.

  3. click the admin button next to the name of the list you wish to change

  4. in the list admin window, click  Manage Subscribers

  5. scroll down to  Add a user:

  6. enter the e-mail address, such as:

      fmlast@ucdavis.edu

  7. Check the  quiet  box to skip sending a “Welcome to list...” e-mail message to the new subscriber

  8. click:  Add

    A message will appear stating:  1 subscribers added The list of list members have been built/updated.

  9. When you have finished, click the Logout button in the upper left section of the page.

Removing Subscribers

  1. navigate to https://lists.ucdavis.edu

  2. click the Login box in the upper left section of the page. Log in using your campus credentials.

  3. click the admin button next to the name of the list you wish to change

  4. in the list admin window, click  Manage Subscribers

  5. Scroll down to  Search user by email:, enter the user’s e-mail address, and click  Search

  6. click on the user’s e-mail address to edit their settings

  7. In the Subscriber information screen, check the quiet  box to skip sending a “Removed from list...” e-mail message to the unsubscribed member.

  8. click   Unsubscribe the user

  9. A message appears stating:  1 addresses have been removed The list of list members have been built/updated.

  10. You’re done.

  11. When you have finished, click the Logout button in the upper left section of the page.