188.4 Telephone Service

Created by: Stephanie Ferguson on Oct 10 2005 12:00:00:000AM
Category: 1 - Academic Affairs; 80 - Procedures
 
Originator: Administration
Current File: 188.4
Adoption Date: Jan 31 2013 12:00:00:000AM
Reviewed for Currency: Jan 31 2013 12:00:00:000AM
 
Replaces File: 188.4
Date of Origin: Jul 2 1974 12:00:00:000AM
 
Classification: Faculty
 
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188.4 Telephone Service

 

A. Background

Furman University maintains its own private branch exchange, PBX. This system provides on-campus and local telephone usage for student, faculty and staff. 

 

B. Policy

On-campus and local telephone service is provided for faculty, staff and students. Long distance and cellular service is provided for faculty and staff through the University at an additional cost to the user or department.

 

C. Guidelines

 

1. On-campus and local telephone service is provided for faculty, staff and students.

 

2. To make on-campus calls, one should dial the last four digits of the numbers listed in the campus directory.  To call an  an outside number, one should dial 9 and listen for the dial tone before dialing the outside number.

 

3. Instructions for transferring calls, adding a third party, and consultation hold are located on the Information Technology Services website.

 

4. Long distance and cellular service is provided for faculty and staff through the university at an additional cost to the user or department. Requests for these services should be made to Information Technology Services. Instructions on using a long distance code can be found on the Information Technology Services website.

 

5. The policy concerning charging of long distance calls is described in (See File 315.1, "Long Distance Calls").

 

7. Requests for conference calls should be made to Information Technology Services. Outside conference services should not be used on campus unless Information Technology Services is unable to meet the required need.

 

8. The university does not accept collect calls or third party billing.

 

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