Request a new distribution list

This article covers how Nassau BOCES administrators can request a new distribution list (listserv).

1. Send an email to to request a new listserv.

Send an email to and include the following information:

  • The desired name for your listserv, e.g.,, as well as a brief description of the intended usage for the list.
  • The owner of the listserv. This person will be the main point of contact for questions about the listserv.
  • The desired format for the list (select one of the following):
    • Announcements (only designated staff members can send messages - please provide a list of staff members who need permission to send)
    • Discussion (any subscriber can "reply to all")
    • Moderated (messages need administrator approval first)

2. Prepare the list of email addresses for addition to the list.

  • Email addresses should be maintained in an Excel or CSV file.
  • Note: Email addresses can only be added to listservs for recipients who have provided express permission to email them.

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