IT Pros, Mailing lists, tools, and regular events for campus IT professionals

These mailing lists, conferences, and workshops may be of interest to campus IT professionals.

Conferences and events

  • The IT Pro Forum takes place twice a year in Urbana and once a year in Chicago. 

  • The U of I Web Conference takes place once a year in Urbana.

  • The IT Pro Caffeine Break series takes place every week at 9 am Friday at rotating locations around campus. Weekly details are sent to CCSP.

Mailing lists

To subscribe to most of these mailing lists, send a blank email message to

The subject line of your message should be formatted as: 

subscribe listname Firstname Lastname  

In some cases, additional list security has been established by the list owners. Those cases and their subscription methods will be described below.
  • Campus Computer Support Professionals (Special list security: Send an email to to ask for CCSP subscription approval. )
    The largest campus mailing list for IT professionals, with active daily discussion on campus topics. Searchable archives are available to subscribers at Campus Mailing Lists, View list archives  offers more information about searching Sympa-hosted campus mailing lists.

  • System-specific mailing lists:
    • Mobile Computing (list name: mobilecomputing)
      Periodic discussion of topics related to mobile devices, tablets, and phones.

    • Mac Administration at Illinois (list name: macadmins)
      All things Mac-related.

    • Windows 10 Support (list name: tenprosupport)
      Discussions of Windows 10 campus adoption, migration, and updates. 
  • Topic-specific mailing lists:
    • Illinois Webmasters (list name: webmasters)
      Discussions of web-related content and development issues, workshop announcements, and more. Moderate volume.

    • Web Accessibility In-Depth Discussion (list name: accessibility)
      Discussions, announcements, and workshops relating to improving IT accessibility. Light volume.

    • Campus Computer Lab Discussion List (list name: labmasters-l)
      Discussions, announcements, and tours of campus learning spaces. Light volume.

    • Women in Technology (list name: wit)
      A collaborative discussion space for women in technology at the University of Illinois.

  • More campus computing-related mailing lists are available at

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Keywords:it pros, caffeine break, it pro forum, it professionals forum, ccsp, mailing lists   Doc ID:68107
Owner:Dena S.Group:University of Illinois Technology Services
Created:2016-10-27 16:29 CDTUpdated:2018-06-29 18:47 CDT
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