Voice over IP
The University has transitioned from its traditional analog telephone service to a new system called Voice over IP or VoIP. The migration to VoIP is complete, and replaced over 9000 telephones used by faculty, staff and students. To learn more see the .
The university maintains a contract for long distance services through AT&T. Using long distance on a university phone requires a special authorization code (called ELD for Enhanced Long Distance). Long distance and other communications-related services can be obtained by completing a
Standard Dialing Pattern
Traditionally, after the advent of area codes, the phone system allows callers to they wanted to reach, as long as the called number was in the same area code as that of the caller. The university has standard dialing patterns for both calls within or outside the university, international calls, eld authorization codes, directory assistance, etc.
Configuring Speed Dial
Abbreviated dialing is the use of a very short telephone number to reach public services. Typically these are two or three digits, and are most commonly known as being emergency telephone numbers like 9-9-9, 1-1-2 and 9-1-1. Other services may also be available this way, the university has