Unified Communications - Dialing a campus phone

Rules for dialing from a Platteville campus telephone. Branch campus phones follow their own rules and are under the purview of CITS until further notice.

Platteville Campus

On-campusDial 4-digit extension
Off-campus (US)Dial 8-1 then 10-digit number (8-1-xxx-xxx-xxxx) for local, long distance including branch campuses, and toll-free
InternationalDial 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:

  1. Hold down the * (star) key on the phone until you see it change to a +
  2. 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, 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.

If you have questions, please contact the ITS Help Desk at 608.342.1400 or helpdesk@uwplatt.edu.  You may also visit the Help Desk on the first floor of the Karrmann Library.