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Mailing Lists with LISTSERV

Service Description

LISTSERV is a web-based mailing list application. Mailing list services are available to Vanderbilt University faculty, staff, and students. Mailing lists allow you to send the same message to all intended recipients at once. LISTSERV is available to be used exclusively for mailing lists that contain subscribers with external email addresses. Use Microsoft Exchange distribution lists for all other mailing list needs.

For information regarding the creation of newsletters using LISTSERV, view this video or visit this website. For more detailed information about LISTSERV functionality, visit this website. For more information about what is new in the latest version of LISTSERV, visit this page.

Support Contacts


Service Charges or Fees

There are no fees for this service. 

Requesting Service

Mailing  lists are available for  Vanderbilt classes, departments, and campus organizations.  

  • Tech Hub  can assist with set up of a list for a department or organization.  
  • Officially recognized student organizations can request mailing lists through the  Division of Student Life .  

The email list service (LISTSERV)  website  allows you to:  

  • Subscribe to or unsubscribe from lists  
  • Manage a mailing list's configuration  
  • Define additional owners to transfer ownership of a list   

What You Can Request

Create LISTSERV list
Manage LISTSERV list
Delete LISTSERV list

Documentation and Service Information Links


Related Services

VMail - Faculty/Staff Email VU Mailguard


Email and Calendaring

Service Category

Communication and Collaboration