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The listserv is an optional benefit for SSSP members.

Listserv Instructions

How to Join the Listserv 

To join the SSSP listserv, fill out the secure form on the SSSP website by clicking the link below. The form will be sent to the listserv moderator who will add you to the listserv. You will receive a confirmation email that you have been added to the listserv as well as instructions for how to manage your listserv subscription. 

You must be a current member of SSSP to maintain membership on the listserv. If your membership lapses, you will receive an email notifying you that you have been removed from the listserv. 

How to Send Messages Over the Listserv 

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How to Unsubscribe from the Listserv 

You may leave the listserv at any time by sending a “SIGNOFF SSSP” command to LISTSERV@LISTSERV.UTK.EDU.

Alternatively, you can email and/or and request to be removed from the listserv.

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