Resident Hall Phone Information
Shawnee State University provide dial tone in all Resident Hall Bedrooms. The Housing Office will provide you with your phone number when you move into housing.
Phone Port Location
In the Resident Hall Bedrooms there are four ports in each wall plate. The port that is RED in Color is the port where you plug in your phone. In the commons areas of the resident halls there is no connectivity for phones, only in the sleeping areas.
Types of Phone for Use in Housing
Phones come in a variety of types including analog and digital. When you purchase a phone for your on-campus housing unit, be sure it states that it is an analog phone. If you purchase a phone using any other technology it will not function properly with the University’s phone switch. This includes digital phones and newer cordless phones with DSS technology. If you attempt to use a digital or DSS cordless phone with the University’s phone system your phone may not work at all or you may experience disconnections, dropped calls, interference, and other problems.
Campus calls: dial the last four digit of the number
Campus Operators: dial 0
Campus Security: Emergency dial 3232 Non Emergency dial 3243
Emergency: dial 9-911
Local calls: dial 9, then the desired number
Using a Calling Card: dial 9-1-800 then the calling card number; it will prompt you what to do next