On IU List, how do I unsubscribe from a list?
Note: In certain cases, unsubscription may require owner permission or not be possible because of list settings. It is recommended to owners that unsubscription remain open on all lists, to promote good email etiquette and to prevent unwanted spam.
Using the web interface
When you log into IU List, the left side panel will show the lists to which you are subscribed. Clickto select lists from which you want to unsubscribe.
See On IU List, how do I manage my list subscriptions? for more about the IU List web interface.
Using email commands
To remove yourself from one list, send an email message from your
subscription address to the list's unsubscription address (e.g., for
firstname.lastname@example.org, send mail to
message can be blank.
Note: If the address you're using to send mail is not
the address you have subscribed to the list with, send an email
message to the campus's command address (e.g.,
email@example.com) with the following in the
body of the message. If you use Umail or Imail, you may be receiving
email from the list at
but sending mail from
UNSUBSCRIBE listname your-subscription-address@domain
IU List will send a confirmation request to the subscription address listed.
To remove yourself from multiple lists at one campus, send an email
message from your subscription address to the campus's command address
firstname.lastname@example.org), with the following
in the body of the message, one line per command. (If you're sending from
another address, see above.)
UNSUBSCRIBE listname UNSUBSCRIBE listname2
You can use
UNS in place of
UNSUBSCRIBE for these commands.
To unsubscribe from all lists at a campus, send the command:
This is document bbvx in the Knowledge Base.
Last modified on 2014-04-04.
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