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Sponsored Research Listserv

The Sponsored Research Information Team maintains the Sponsored Research listserv (SPONSORED_RESEARCH) for researchers and research support staff.

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  1. Generate a quick-subscribe email by clicking on the link to subscribe to the Sponsored Research Listserv
  2. Confirm the “from” address is the one you wish to subscribe and hit “send”.

About the Sponsored Research Listserv

  • Purpose & Use: The Sponsored Research listserv is the primary means for communicating news and events, sponsor and policy changes, and system updates that affect the entire Northwestern research community. Important news and event items are also mirrored on the Sponsored Research website in the “News” and “Events” sections.
  • Moderation: The listserv is a strictly moderated list with all messages originating from or being sent by Sponsored Research on behalf of an institutional partner. There is no community forum or open discussion on the listserv.
  • List Subscription: Anyone with an active, valid Northwestern email address may subscribe to the Sponsored Research listserv. Valid addresses include any email address issued by Northwestern University (i.e. those ending in or its affiliates (e.g. Northwestern Medicine, Lurie Children’s, SRAL).
  • Validation & Approval: All new subscribers must validate their email address and owner/editor approval is required

Other Listserv Information

InfoED PD Listserv

For heavy users of InfoEd, you may wish to subscribe to NUIT’s INFOED-PD-USERS listserv, which provides information about system updates, up-to-the-minute information when there are system issues, and tips & tricks for InfoEd use.

To subscribe:
1. Send a plain text e-mail to with no subject line.
2. Type the following command in the message: SUBSCRIBE INFOED-PD-USERS

Administrative Systems Listservs

NUIT Administrative Systems maintains a number of lists related to certain administrative systems. Visit the NUIT website for more information and/or to subscribe to the following lists.
  • Core Financial Systems Users
  • Administrative Systems News Digest – Monthly
  • Administrative Systems Tips & Tricks – Monthly
  • Financial Reports Notification – Monthly
  • User Panel Participation

General Information on Listserv Subscription


  1. Compose a new plain text email from the email account you would like to subscribe.
  2. Fill in the email as follows:
    • Subject: <leave blank>
    • Body: SUBSCRIBE listname [Note: The listname is the part before the (e.g. SPONSORED_RESEARCH)]
  3. Send Email.


You can unsubscribe by using the same email commands as above EXCEPT for typing UNSUBCRIBE (rather than SUBSCRIBE) in the body of the email.
You can also unsubscribe by logging in to the NU Listserv Management Website:
  1. Log in with the email account subscribed to the list
  2. Click Subscriber’s Corner.
  3. Under My Lists, find the list name you want to unsubscribe from and click [Settings] next to the name.
  4. Click Unsubscribe (LISTNAME) at the bottom.
Note: If you are unable to unsubscribe, you can send an email to the listserv owner asking to be unsubscribed manually. You can do this by emailing – where listname is the name of the list you would like to unsubscribe from.