Campus-Wide Discussion List – 211.3

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University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Policy Name: Campus-Wide Discussion List
Policy Number: 211.3
Effective Date: January 14, 2010

Policy:

This policy contains general information regarding campus-wide discussion lists, the UALR Acceptable Use Policy and the UALR Network Security Policy.

Campus-wide Discussion Lists:
FacFocus. A discussion list for subscribers for university-related business. Any message posted to FacFocus should be relevant to a majority of campus employees and to the operation of the university. For a policy statement regarding appropriate use, please reference “On the Use of FacFocus”. To subscribe, send an e-mail message to “listserv@ualr.edu” with a blank subject line and type “subscribe facfocus your name” in the first line of the message.

StafFocus. A discussion list for subscribers for university-related business specific to staff issues. To subscribe, send an e-mail message to “listserv@ualr.edu” with a blank subject line and type “subscribe staffocus your name” in the first line of the message.

Classifieds. A discussion list for subscribers to advertise items and merchandise offered for sale to those subscribed to the list. To subscribe, send an e-mail message to “listserv@ualr.edu” with a blank subject line and type “subscribe classifieds your name” in the first line of the message.

Dialog. A discussion list for subscribers for political discussions. To subscribe, send an e-mail message to “listserv@ualr.edu” with a blank subject line and type “subscribe dialog your name” in the first line of the message.

Information Technology Services automatically creates class discussion lists for every class at the beginning of each semester. Additionally, specific use discussion lists, such as the ones for both the Faculty and Staff Senates, are created upon request.

For general information on how to subscribe to or leave a discussion list, please reference the Information Technology Services website.

To create a discussion list, please reference and follow the directions located at https://ualr.edu/scripts/create_mailing_list.pl.

UALR Acceptable Use Policy and the UALR Network Security Policy:

UALR has two policies that relate to the appropriate use of the UALR network and computer systems. The UALR Acceptable Use Policy is located at http://ualr.edu/computingservices/aup.asp. The UALR Network Security Policy is at http://ualr.edu/it/index.php/home/policies/netsecurity/. Please review these policies regularly to ensure your understanding of the appropriate use of the UALR network and computer systems.

Please contact Information Technology Services at 501.569.8720 if you have any questions regarding the use or creation of a discussion list or the associated policies.


Source: Campus-wide Memo, Jeannie Winston, January 14, 2010
Revised:
Approved By: Jeannie Winston, January 14, 2010
Custodian: Information Technology Services