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Role-based email address

Role-based email addresses are UVic email addresses that can represent a group, role, department, or program.  These addresses are ideal for managing email in a shared-access or group environment, where group-members may change over time.  Each role-based email address will receive an email that is not limited to 8-characters in length.  For example, a role-based email address may take the form 

Each role-based email address is an Exchange email and calendaring account and can be used and accessed using the methods available to email and calendaring for faculty and staff.  Each account can be accessed by a number of different users, each using their own NetLink ID and password; these accounts are specified when creating a role-based email address.

Role-based email address request form

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Will this email address be accessed from a mobile phone?

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