Requirements

  • WPI Username and password
  • Currently applies only to academic advisors

Creation

  • Generation/Update: Lists are automatically created for advisors, and updated twice daily. If a faculty member is new to advising, the list will be generated for them (no request needed).
  • Email address:  ADV-facultyusername@wpi.edu. Example: If Professor John Boynton’s username is jboynton, the list would be named ADV-jboynton@wpi.edu.
  • Members: Primary and secondary advisee students are included in the list. 

Usage

  • Add ADV-facultyusername@wpi.edu to the TO field when composing an email to reach all advisees.
  • Only the advisor can send to this list; it will not be contained in the Global Address List.
  • Only the advisor can expand the list to view individual advisees.