Dialing Local and Long Distance Calls

Reviewed by David Musick 06/30/2015

Instructions for making local and long distance calls within Computer Science.

EMERGENCY* 911
Campus Police (non emergency) 7+919-962-6565 or 26565
Within building last 4 digits
To campus** last 5 digits
Off campus, local 7+10 digits (area code required)
800,888 & 877 numbers 7+1+8xx+7 digits
Department directory 411
Campus operator 0

 

*Currently all 911 calls are routed to Orange County Emergency 911 center, not UNC Police.

**Campus and UNC Hospital numbers that start with (919) 445, 843, 914, 962, or 966 can be dialed using the last 5 digits.

All calls to your number from other campus phones or departments must be dialed as 10 digits.

Emergency Calls

Important: If you call 911 by accident or on purpose, please remain on the line long enough to give them your location information. Our system does not fully support location information, so if you do not give your location, Public Safety may need to walk the entire building to ensure your safety.

Operator assistance or information:

To reach the Computer Science directory dial 411.

To get operator assistance, dial 7+1+(area code)+555+1212.

Note: Dialing operator assistance is considered a long distance call.

Local calls:

Dial 7+area code+number Note: area code required for local calls. Tip: Enter number to be called BEFORE picking up the receive.

Long distance calls:

To make a long distance call, dial 7+1+area code+number. Use this method for department business only. If you need to make a long distance personal call, then use a calling card or your cell phone.

International calls:

To make an international call dial 7+011+country code+city code (if needed) + local number. Use this method for department business only. If you need to make a long distance personal call, then use a calling card or your cell phone.

Tip: Enter number to be called BEFORE picking up the receiver.

NOTE: A call log is maintained on all long distance and international calls made.

Long distance or international calls on restricted phones:

Conference rooms, class rooms and other non-faculty or staff phones require an authorization code. Call x6172 or send email to help@cs.unc.edu for assistance.

Enter 811 and follow voice prompts to complete the call (authorization code required)

Example: Dial 811 followed by authorization code then 7+1+10 digits or for international call dial 7+011+country code+city code+local number.