Lessons in unsubscribing from lists in the CWRU Sympa Mailing List Manager.
So You're On A Mailing List
Did you get an email from a list? Well, you're subscribed to it. Here's how you check your subscriptions:
- Sign in using CWRU SSO and your Case ID
- Visit the CWRU Mailing List Manager and click the
Loginbutton next to the "Single Sign-On (SSO)" option
Your subscriptionsto see all of the lists your account is subscribed to
You Don't Want To Receive Messages
Too many messages? Not relevant to your interests anymore? Devolving into spam? Well, here are your solutions.
Through the List Manager Web Interface
For most student-group lists and most semi-official CWRU lists, you can
unsubscribe from the list directly. From the
Your subscriptions, find the list that you want to edit your
subscription to and click on the name of the list (e.g.
email@example.com). In the left sidebar, there is an
Press it to remove your subscription to the list.
Alternatively, if you already know the list you want to remove, login to the List Manager and then edit the following URL.
Where you replace
example-list with the correct name of the list you want to
Directly via Email
Don't feel like opening the List Manager? No fear, it's possible to edit your subscription directly from your email!
Send an email to
firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line
Or, this will open your email client directly: [Example Unsubscription](mailto:email@example.com?subject=SIGNOFF example-list)
Can't Unsubscribe? There's a Solution:
Some official lists do not permit you to unsubscribe. That doesn't mean the list is free of annoying emails. They can be stopped, though.
In the left sidebar of a list page on the List Manager, there is a
Subscriber Options button. This settings page allows you to edit your
Reception mode for
the list. By default, you will have the
normal mode active. To stop receiving
messages from the subscribed list, change your mode to
The settings page URL for a list has the following format.