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.

  • 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:2017-09-25 15:09 CDT
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