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Usability Recruitment Pool

A group of listservs manage lists of faculty, staff, and students who have volunteered to participate in future usability sessions.  The names on these lists constitute a recruitment pool for usability test participants.

Apply for listserv "Approved Sender" status

Any usability practitioner with "approved sender" status can use the lists to recruit for their session. To request your approved sender status, contact the IT Help Desk at or (585) 275-2000.  All requests will be granted.

How to send an invitation to the list(s)

To invite participants to your usability session, send an email to one or more of the distribution lists below. Use any combination of the lists to target the necessary users.

Invitation templates and instructions are available for your use.

How the lists work