Telephone FAQs

What is my phone number?
How do people call me?
How do I call off-campus numbers?
How do I make emergency calls?
What if my phone is dead?
Is there a campus phone directory?
What kind of phone should I have on campus?
What if I am too busy to set up my phone?
How do I retrieve my voice mail?
Do we have caller I.D.?
 
 

What is my phone number?
Please check with your Resident Director, or call the office of student housing at 6487 from on-campus location or 601-877-6487 from off-campus.

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How do people call me?
Your new phone number is 601-877 plus your 4 (xxxx) digit number.
When someone calls you, they dial 601-877-xxxx.

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How do I call off-campus numbers?
Dial 9 plus the outgoing phone number. If your call does not go through, check to make sure you dialed it correctly. If you dialed it correctly and it did not go through, contact CITS @ 6182

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How do I make emergency calls?
If you need an ambulance or other emergency help, you may call the Campus Police Office, 3000.

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What if my phone is dead?
If you do not have a dial tone, please contact the CITS as soon as possible by email or trackitt. If you have any difficulties with your phone, CITS is ready to help you.

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Is there a campus phone directory?
Dial extension 0 for a live operator and directory services.

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What kind of phone should I have on campus?
You may use any conventional phones with the ASU phone system.

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What if I am too busy to set up my phone?
The faculty and campus support staff may not know how to get a hold of you if you do not set up your phone. It takes ten minutes or less for you to set up your phone and voice mail options. Don't put it off! Get it done now! You might miss that important call if you do not set up your phone.

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How do I retrieve my voice mail?
From your dorm phone, you may dial 2499. You will be requested for your password which by default is your 4 digit phone number. If you have messages, you will be able to access them.
You may also access your voice mail from any phone by dialing in 601-877 2499 and at the prompt for your extension, enter your 4 digit number followed by password.
You may also access other voice mail options while in the voice mail system, such as recording your greetings, etc.

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Do we have caller I.D.?
No.

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