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Making Calls - Philadelphia Campus


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The Grantham and Philly telephone systems are designed to work seamlessly together. However, there are a few differences in dialing instructions for Philly Campus phones. Please pay particular attention to the highlighted items below.
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Administrative Phone Use

To Call: What You Do
Within Messiah College Dial the Extension
Local Calls (Philadelphia) Dial 9+number
800/888/877/866 Dial+9+1+800+number
  Dial+9+1+888+number
  Dial+9+1+877+number
  Dial+9+1+866+number
   
Local Long Distance  
       USA Dial 9+1+area code+number
       INT'L Dial 9+011+(country code)+(city code)+number
Long Distance Operator Assisted Dial 9+0+area code+number
International Operator Assisted Dial 9+01+(country code)+(city code)+number
Directory Assistance Calls Dial 9+1+215+555-1212

Personal

The College's telephone system is provided for business use. Personal calls should be made from coin telephones or by using a personal telephone calling card. Personal calls that are charged to a department phone should be promptly reimbursed to the department.

Long Distance
Long distance calls dialed from college’s numbers are automatically routed to the least expensive path available on Messiah’s private long distance network.

3rd Party/900 & 976
Billing of third party calls to college lines is blocked. In addition, college lines are blocked from placing calls to area code 900 and exchange 976 ("Dial It" lines).

Collect Calls
College lines are blocked from accepting collect calls.
   
Student Phone Use  
Within Messiah College Dial the Extension
Local Calls Philadelphia Dial 9+xxx-xxxx
800/888/877/866 Dial 9+1+800+xxx-xxxx
  Dial 9+1+888+xxx-xxxx
  Dial 9+1+877+xxx-xxxx
  Dial 9+1+866+xxx-xxxx
Long Distance Direct  
       USA Dial 9+Individual Calling Card Access #
       INT'L Dial 9+Individual Calling Card Access #
Directory Assistance Calls  
       Local Dial 9+Individual Calling Card Access #
       Long Distance Dial 9+Individual Calling Card Access #

Local
Free!

Long Distance and International
Must be placed using calling cards or personal cell phones.

3rd Party/900 & 976
Billing of third party calls to college lines is blocked. In addition, college lines are blocked from placing calls to area code 900 and exchange 976 ("Dial It" lines).

Collect
College lines are blocked from accepting collect calls.

Important Numbers

EMERGENCY 9+911
Urgent Assistance (Temple Police)
 Dial 9+1+215+204+1234
     
PhoneMail On-Campus Off-Campus
Send/Retrieve Messages 7474 215-684-7474
Phone Set/Phonedesk Problems 7660 "0"
 

 

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