Telecom

Dialing Instructions

Contents

Emergency Information
Dialing Instructions and Information
System Features (call forwarding, conference calling, etc.)

  • Campus offices may be reached directly by dialing 867 + the extension number without going through the campus switchboard. You may still reach the automated attendant system by dialing (360) 867-6000 + the extension number.
  • All long distance calls are charged after 40 seconds from the time "8" is dialed.

  • Directory Assistance - The preferred method for directory assistance is the Qwest on-line directory. However, directory assistance can be accessed via 8+(area code)+555-1212 at a cost of $0.75 per call. All other directory assistance numbers are blocked due to our system dialing plan.
  • International country and city codes can be found on-line.

  • US Area Codes can be found on-line. Click on the (Area Code Search) link at the top of the page.

  • Email Addresses: A number of staff/faculty have chosen to list their email address. Please use the following format for off-campus usage: email name@.evergreen.edu unless otherwise stated.

  • Address:

    The Evergreen State College
    2700 Evergreen Parkway NW
    Olympia, WA 98505-0002

    State Campus Mail Stop: TA 00

Emergency Information

  • Emergency: 9-911 or 911
  • Crisis Clinic: 9-586-2800 (Emergencies 24/7)
  • Campus Police Services: 6140
  • To call for Emergency Fire or Medical Assistance - Dial 9-911. Speak calmly and clearly:
    • Give this location: The Evergreen State College
    • Building name (Library, Comm, CAB, etc.)
    • Floor and Room Number
    • Landmark
    • Give your phone number
    • Give your name
  • If you are calling about a medical emergency, try to describe the problem. If a fire, describe where the fire is. (For other fire department business, call 9-360-866-1000). Remember the campus is a big place, and the emergency personnel may not be familiar with the grounds.
  • 211 ( Health and Human Services information and referral M-F 8-5) Dial 9-211
  • Placing personal long distance calls on college administrative telephones is prohibited under Article 8, Section 5 of the Washington State Constitution and EAC 174-142-680.

Dialing Instructions and Information

  • Emergency: 9-911 or 911
  • Telephone and Voice Mail-Related Repair or questions: 6417
  • Campus Directory Assistance and Operator: 0
  • To place a call to the Evergreen Campus: Dial (360) 867-6000, + extension number or dial (360) 867 + extension number.
  • Toll Free Numbers: 9 + 1 + 8xx + 7-digit number
  • To place a call to another campus telephone: Dial 4-digit extension number.
  • To place a call to an Olympia, Shelton, Tenino, Rainier, Yelm number: Dial 9 + 7 digits.
  • To place a call to any Washington and out-of-state locations: Dial 8 + area code + number.
  • To dial State Capital number: 9 + 7 digits
  • Directory assistance: 8 + (area code) + 555-1212
  • SCAN Directory Assistance: 9 + (360) + 753-5000
  • International Calls: 8 + 011 + country code + city. Additional dialing information available in Olympia U. S. West Directory.
  • Personal credit card calls: 8 + 0 + (area code) + 7-digit number, wait for tone + credit card number; for additional assistance, call 6315 during normal business hours.
  • Elevator phones: Will automatically dial Police Services when the call button is pressed .
  • Third party or collect: 8 + 0 + (area code) + 7-digit number, wait for operator to answer.
  • 900 calls are blocked and not permitted on campus phones

SCAN Plus Credit Card Dialing: Call within the U.S. (and to Canada, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean):

Follow the directions printed on the back of the SCAN+ Card. SCAN+ Card calls are carried on the AT&T network. For AT&T Operator assistance dial the 800 number listed at the bottom.

Telephone Directories

Campus directories are available for purchase at the Greener bookstore, or on-line here:
http://www.evergreen.edu/directory/


System Features

Call Forwarding
(Single Line Beige Set)
To activate: Pick up handset, dial #1, hear regular dial tone, dial number that calls are to be forwarded to, hang up.
To cancel: Pick up handset, dial #1, hear regular dialtone, hang up.
Put Call on Hold
(Single Line Beige Set)
To activate: Flash hookswitch, hear special dial tone, dial #4, hang up.
To cancel: Lift handset; or flash hookswitch if you did not hang up.
Transfer a Call
(Single Line Beige Set)
To activate: Flash hookswitch, hear special dial tone, dial directory number, consult privately, hang up. To bring back a transferred call that has entered voice mail, dial *83 (single line phone only).
Consultation
(Single Line Beige Set)
To activate: Flash hookswitch, hear special dial tone, dial directory number, consult privately, allow consulted party to hang up, you will be reconnected to your original call.

6-Way Conference
(Single Line Beige Set, or Polycom speaker phone)

To activate: Flash hookswitch, hear special dial tone, dial desired number, announce conference, flash hookswitch to connect all callers for conference. When conference is completed, hang up.

If you only want to drop one of many people called, have them hang up to maintain the conference with the other parties. CONFIRM they have hung up before discussing anything sensitive.
6-Way Conference
(Multi-line Set)
To use: Please consult operational booklet for SL 1. This feature allows up to five off-campus conference call locations, unlimited number on-campus.
Ring Again
(Single Line Beige Set)
To activate: Flash hookswitch, hear special dial tone, dial 11, hear regular dial tone, hang up.
To cancel: Dial 12, hear regular dial tone, hang up.
Call Waiting
(Non Voice Mail Stations)
To respond: During your conversation, you will hear two quick beeps. To answer new call, flash hookswitch (first call will be put on hold) talk to incoming caller. Flash hookswitch to alternate between callers.
Call Pickup To respond: Lift handset, dial 13, answer call.
Speed Calling To use: Pick up handset, dial #3, hear regular dial tone, dial appropriate speed call entry number, call will automatically be dialed.
Voice Mail To access:Dial 6480 #, extension number #, password #.
To log off: 83.
Express a Message into a Voice Mailbox
(phone will not ring):
To use: Dial 5480, extension number, leave message.
Call Forward phone to Voice Mail
(Single line beige phone)
To activate: Pick up handset, dial #1, dial 5480, hang up.
To cancel: Pick up handset, dial #1, hear regular dial tone, hang up.
For assistance and training, call the Telecommunications Office, ext. 6417 (L 1811).