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Electronic Mailing List Information for Medical Students

As a medical student, you are required to subscribe to your electronic class mailing list to stay informed of class notices, class meetings, events, and to receive communications from the BUSM administration. Each BUSM student class has an electronic mailing list: BUSM-2015-list, etc. You must be subscribed to a medical school mailing list to send a message to it.

Follow the instructions below for subscribing and sending to the mailing lists. Catherine Bunker in the Office of Student Affairs can answer questions regarding the mailing lists (8-4154).

How to Automatically Receive All E-mail for Your Class Mailing List

Send an e-mail to majordomo@bu.edu with the following one-line message for the appropriate class in the body of the email:

  • subscribe busm-2015-list
  • subscribe busm-2014-list
  • subscribe busm-2013-list
  • subscribe busm-2012-list

Do not enter any other information in the e-mail besides what is listed above. Do not enter a subject for the e-mail. Be sure you send your e-mail in plain text. You should receive an automated receipt of your subscription within 24 hours.

How to Send E-mail to Medical School Mailing Lists

You must be subscribed to the list in order to send a message to it.

Use the following addresses (the class year is contained in the address):

  • busm-2015-list@bu.edu
  • busm-2014-list@bu.edu
  • busm-2013-list@bu.edu
  • busm-2012-list@bu.edu

Follow these rules:

  1. Always include a descriptive subject in the “Subject:” slot of your e-mail.
  2. Do not send messages to the mailing lists more than two times.
  3. Include a contact person with an e-mail address in your message.
  4. Do not use all capital letters for the entire message.