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Unified Communications - Dialing a campus phone
Rules for dialing from a campus telephone
Local calls beginning with:
| Dial 8 then 7-digit number (8-xxx-xxxx)
| Long distance
|| Dial 8-1 then 10-digit number (8-1-xxx-xxx-xxxx) NOTE: In the new system, you MUST dial 1 for long distance.
|Toll-free|| Dial 8-1 then 10-digit number (8-1-xxx-xxx-xxxx)
|International||Dial 8 then 011 (international access) followed by the country code, city code and local number (8-011-xx-xx-local number)|
There is also the option to use "Plus dialing". Plus dialing can be used for local or long distance calls. To dial using this method:
- Hold down the "*" key on the phone until you see it change to a "+"
- Dial country code (1 for US) followed by the area code, city code, and local number. For US numbers +1-xxx-xxx-xxxx
For emergencies in either system, dial 9-1-1*
*Exception: Dial 9-9-1-1 from analog phones for an outside line, e.g. courtesy phones, Resident Director phones, fax machines.