Elist: Electronic Mailing Lists

Elist: Electronic Mailing Lists

Elist is a command center for creating and participating in electronic mailing lists at Tufts University. 

A mailing list offers a means of communicating electronically with a collection of people through a single email address. These lists are a simple tool for collaboration and communication with a wide variety of the Tufts population.

Tufts Elist home page


  1. Go to elist.tufts.edu.
  2. Click the Login button toward the top right of the screen.
  3. Log in with your Tufts username (e.g. jjumbo01) and password.

Posting via Email

  1. Locate the list's email address. (If you don't know the address, follow the directions in the "Finding a List's Email Address" section below.)
  2. Open the email application of your choice (e.g. Outlook).
  3. Start a new mesage.
  4. In the To field, add the email address of the mailing list that you would like to post a message to (e.g. example@elist.tufts.edu).
  5. Compose your message, add attachments, etc.
  6. When you are ready, send the email.

NOTE: If the list is moderated, your message may have to be approved by the list's owners/moderators before it is distributed.


Finding a List's Email Address

  1. Go to elist.tufts.edu and log in with your Tufts username (e.g. jjumbo01) and password.
  2. Click the My lists button.My Lists button


  3. Click on the list you want to send a message to.Selecting a list


  4. The e-list's address can be found toward the top of the page. This can be copied and pasted into an email.Finding a list's email address