Telephone Service and Equipment

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Telephone Service and Equipment services provide voice communication services to community via land line, traditional analog and digital telephone service, including delivery, flat rate, billing for voice.
The university campus telephone system is a Verizon’s Centrex system. This switch is conducive to large institution with multiple sites in a metropolitan area by providing a dedicated (373 or 377) exchange. The system provides basic and enhanced features which are delivered via analog and ISDN Lines. The system provides campus restricted, local, long distance and international dialing capabilities.
Service Level Options
Dependent Services
Faculty, Staff and Students
Faculty, Staff, Students and groups or individuals working with the university
Hours of Availability
Service is available 24 x 7 x 365, except during planned maintenance and upgrades.
Support is provided by Information Technology Services during normal university business hours of 8:30am – 4:30pm Monday – Friday. To obtain assistance with this service, please contact the Service Desk at 617.373.4357 (xHELP).

There is a monthly reoccurring phone line charge depending on the type of line and Level of Service (LOS).

  • Standard Line – $32/month
  • ISDN multi-line – $35/month

Telephone Equipment Costs:

  • Single line phone set – $175
  • Single Line Wall Mount Phone – $50
  • Multi-line phone set – $650
  • Adapters – $6
  • Line Cord Connector – $6
  • Handset Coil Cord – $6
  • Line Cord – $6
Request for Service

This service can be requested electronically be visiting myHelp and submitting a self-service request online.

This service can also be requested by contacting the Service Desk at 617.373.4357 (xHELP).

Version, Date last updated
Last Updated: July 2010
Get Started

See the Get Help x4357 > Telephone Support page for dialing instructions, user guides, service request and work order forms.

See the Get Help x4357 > myHelp Support page to learn how to submit a self-service request online or go directly to myHelp to login.