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Telephone System

Switchboard Hours 
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. When the switchboard is not in service, specific departments can be reached through the numbers listed in the Memphis telephone directory.

General Information 
Each user has a mailbox that is part of the voice mail system. Messages may be sent, received, forwarded, etc. Please notify the switchboard operator if phone coverage is not available in your department and you require assistance of the switchboard operator to answer calls.

Placing Calls:

  • On Campus: dial 4-digit number.
  • Local, off-campus: dial 9 + number.
  • Long Distance: dial 8 + 1 + area code + number. All long distance calls are automatically charged to your number. Department heads will receive a copy of all monthly bills.

Additional instructions or information concerning the operation of the system may be obtained through the Human Resources Office or by calling extension 3750.

In effect April 26, 2004.
Vice President for Finance and Business Affairs.