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Living digitally on campus

Technology details and support

Wired or wireless, you choose

All residence hall rooms and apartment residences have Linfield network connections via Ethernet along with wireless access. Find a complete list of wireless hotspots on campus at

  • Computer labs and library: There’s one 24-hour computer lab for general student use. Use your CatNet ID to login to computers in the public computer labs and the library.
  • CatFiles Electronic File Storage: CatFiles is a secure network storage system available to the Linfield community. It allows each user 2 GB of space to safely store, share or publish files, pictures, projects, or folders. Go to
  • Printing on campus: Many students bring their own printers, however, printing is available from the public computers in the lab and library. There are charges for printing from the public computers – five cents per sheet for black-and-white and twenty-five cents per sheet for color. (Wireless printing is not currently available.)

If you have a PC:

If you have a Mac:

  • Download and install all Apple software updates.

Need to make a call?

Each residence hall room has an inactive land line phone connection that can be activated if needed. Please note that every residence hall has an emergency phone located on the outside of the building, and emergency blue light phones are located throughout campus. Find out how to set up and use your phone line at Remember, you need to bring your own landline phone.

Students may also access and retrieve messages from their Linfield voice mailbox via a personal cell phone. Go to for a link to instructions.

We’re here to help

Anytime you have a question, a suggestion, or need more information about technology on campus, feel free to contact Linfield’s ITS staff at or by phone at 503.883.2553. Configuration and Ethernet card installation services are provided at no charge.

ITS also has general information for getting connected on campus for new students.