WiscList Classlist - Getting Started

Classlist is an automated system which provides instructors with email distribution lists generated from course enrollment. The Classlist system automatically updates with student data six times a day, seven days a week. The list is automatically updated when students enroll or drop the course. This document is intended to assist course instructors in setting up their Classlists.

Getting Started

Classlists are managed through the WiscList Admin interface located at admin.lists.wisc.edu/classlists. Once logged in, the landing page will display your available Classlists. Click on a list to manage it.

By default, your Classlists are disabled, meaning you cannot use them to email your students. To activate a Classlist, follow the instructions located here: WiscList Classlist - Enabling a List.

Managing Classlists

Once the Classlist has been activated, it is ready to be used. You may, however, want to change certain settings, add a guest student to the list or give a guest administrative access to your list*. You can do all of these things, and more through the WiscList Admin interface.

*Note: This feature will be available once the old utility has been disabled. Currently this is estimated for Summer 2013. In the interim, please email classlist@doit.wisc.edu to request delegated admin access.

Saving Classlists

Once a semester is over, there is a limited window of time in which you may save your Classlists. Lists may be saved for up to a year after the semester has ended. If you'd like to retain a Classlist for future reference, you may do so once the semester ends by following these instructions: WiscList Classlist - Saving a Classlist.


If you have difficulties with your Classlist at any point, there are several support options available to you.

Keywords: lists email e-mail discussion forum post posting class admin new interface request delegated admin   Doc ID: 28621
Owner: Charles C.Group: WiscList
Created: 2013-02-13 13:58 CDTUpdated: 2013-02-25 17:45 CDT
Sites: DoIT Help Desk, WiscList