DoIT’s WiscList offers a suite of email list services to meet your email distribution list needs.

WiscList, WiscList Custom, and Mass Email services are available to students, faculty, staff, researchers and departments. Students must be a member of a registered student organization (RSO) to use this service.

Classlist and Advisorlist are available to faculty only.

Available To

  • Students,
  • Faculty,
  • Staff,
  • Researchers,
  • Departments

Benefits

  • Access to UW student and employee data to drive your email lists
  • Share your list with others, use it as a discussion forum, or open it up to the public
  • Supported by the DoIT Help Desk 7 days a week, 365 days a year

Key Features

  • Easy-to-use interface
  • Powerful and secure list distribution software
  • Target your audiences to drive traffic and optimize your marketing
  • Give your messages a personalized touch to convert your emails into click-throughs
  • Control your email campaigns with features like scheduling and reporting to get the most out of your mailings

Service Options

WiscList: Best for creating and maintaining your own email distribution lists.

  • Free
  • Easy-to-use, self-service interface

WiscList Custom: Best for messages that are regularly sent to a specific audience (i.e., all English majors or female staff)

  • Target your messages to a specific audience
  • Lists automatically updated each day to reflect the targeted demographic or student enrollment
  • Easily add guest members to your list

Mass Email: Best for messages promoting a one-time event or message to a highly targeted audience.

  • Takes the guess work out of mass mailings
  • Describe your targeted demographic and we pull the data for you
  • Send us the content you want to send out and we do the rest for you
  • Pricing based on number of messages sent

Classlist and Advisorlist: Best for faculty and advisors who want to communicate with their students.

  • Free
  • Automatically updated several times each day

See the full feature list.

Pricing

  • WiscList, WiscList Custom, Classlist, and Advisorlist are free to use.
  • Mass Email prices are based on the features selected and the number of recipients of each mailing.  See Mass Email - Features and Pricing for pricing details.

Getting Started

For assistance in selecting which service is right for you, please see WiscList - Choosing the Right Service or contact wisclist@doit.wisc.edu.

If you know which service you'd like to use, please visit:

Policies