Inside Linfield - For Faculty and Advisors

Emailing advisees

Advisors can contact all their advisees using an email distribution group called '' 

A faculty advisor can simply open an email message in Outlook and type in their CatNet username-specific email distribution group. For example, Dr. John Brown (username jbrown) would type  ‘’ into the ‘To’ line.

Things to know about using your email distribution group.

  • Each distribution group is specific to the advisor and cannot be used by anyone else.
  • Distribution groups are automatically updated on a monthly schedule (typically the 1st of each month).
  • If you need it updated manually, contact ITS Support.