How do I manage my Sympa mailing lists?

Connect offers 2 mailing list services, the older Sympa service and the newer Google Groups service. To get started, each department that uses the Sympa Connect Mailing List service needs either an alias or a functional account in the form of - for instance if your department e-mail domain is, the alias/account needs to be

To begin managing a Sympa mailing list:

    1. Browse to
    2. Click the appropriate department link of your list service
    3. If this is your first time visiting the site, click the Create My Account link in the upper left hand corner
    4. Type in your listmaster address, such as (you would enter your email address if you will create your own lists)
    5. A link will be e-mailed to this address - click it - which will then take you back to the mailing list interface and allow you to set a password
    6. Click Public Lists to see your lists or Create List to create a new one

For full instructions for managing a Sympa mailing list, go to Using Connect Mailing Lists. For more information about Google Groups mailing lists, go to Connect Groups Mailing List Service.