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Problem Overview

You are subscribed to a listserv list at SU and you would like to change the name associated with your subscription.

For example, you are subscribed to the clocks list. Your email address is (which is the correct address) and your name is listed as Jean Q. User. However you want your name to appear as J. Quentin User.


The easiest way is to go to the subscriber's corner at

Send the following command to 

sub clocks J. Quentin User

The existing subscription will be maintained "as is", except the name associated with it will be J. Quentin User instead of Jean Q. User.


List owners are responsible for all questions from list members

  • List members should contact their list owner(s) for help at <>. For example, if the listname is "clocks", send email to <>. If you need help contacting the owner, please contact the ITS Service Center by email at or by phone at 315-443-2677.
  • List owners may receive help by sending email to or contacting the ITS Service Center at 315-443-2677.

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