The Department of Visual Arts' Listserv

1. How do I subscribe to the visart listserv?
please visit for subscription information and a listing of lists.
Or you may send an email message to and in the Subject: line type subscribe visart

2. What is a mailing list (listserv)? A mailing list is a discussion area for special topics or interest groups implemented through electronic mail. A mailing list has subscribers who receive every message sent to the list. Mailing lists can be used for announcements, discussions, class topics, or anything else that can be sent through e-mail.

3. Who is on this mailing list and why?
The visart listserv at UMBC is open to all undergraduates, graduates, faculty and staff in the Department of Visual Arts. The list is open to discussion of any topic which would be of interest to the artists working at UMBC. This includes, but is not limited to:

-class registration dates and information
-job opportunity announcements
-aesthetic discussion
-technical questions
-upcoming events at UMBC and in Baltimore
-University issues

4. What if I don't want to be part of this listserv?
There are 2 different ways to unsubscribe from the visart mailing list. If you unsubscribe, you will not receive important announcements about job opportunities, class registration information, exhibitions or other valuable information.

1. Send an email to
In the Subject: line type unsubscribe visart


2. Visit the Subscriber Management page at and click the link, "Unsubscribe." You will be required to log in with your UMBC ID and password before viewing or editing your subscription preferences.

If you have any questions or problems, send email to the listowner, Charles Myers at

5. Legal things:
Don't post anything to the list that would be against UMBC policy. See: Campus Policies

PLEASE do not post questions on how the listserv works TO the listserv. Technical questions about the listserv are answered at the Mailing Lists Help Page.

7. DETAILED REPLY and SEND Information:
When you receive email, you can tell if it is a message to YOU or to everyone on the listserv. If it is to everyone on the listserv, the "To:" address will read:

(This means that the message was sent to the listserv.)

Any mail sent to the address: <> will be sent to EVERYONE on the VISART LISTSERV.

If you reply to messages sent to the mailing list <> it goes out to everyone on the mailing list.

An example:
In the message illustrated below, you have the option of replying to: <> or <>. If you respond to <>, it goes to THAT PERSON ONLY - If you use the Reply-To: <> the message goes to everyone on the mailing list.