Voice Mail Setup

The instructions that follow apply only to the first time you use the voice mail system. They assume that you are calling from your own telephone, on-campus. If you have a multi-line telephone, be sure you are using the correct line. You must go through Part A to initialize your voice mailbox. Part B is highly recommended. The recordings of your name and of your personal greeting may be changed whenever you wish.

PART A

  1. Dial the voice mail access number, 8001 (388-8001 if off-campus).
  2. If you are at your phone on-campus, when asked to enter your extension number, dial #; otherwise enter your four digit extension number followed by #.
  3. When asked to enter your password followed by the pound sign, dial 100#.
  4. Follow the instructions for recording your name. When you are satisfied with the recording, approve it by dialing #.
  5. The system will tell you that "Passwords must now have at least five digits." Enter your own password followed by #. (It is good to have a password in mind ahead of time.) To guard against typos, you will be asked to enter your password a second time.
  6. Hang up.
  7. Dial 8001 again to login to the system.
  8. If you are at your phone on-campus, when asked to enter your extension number, dial #; otherwise enter your four digit extension number followed by #.
  9. When asked for your password, enter your own password followed by the pound sign. (Do not enter 100# as you did in step 3). From this point on, you will use your own personal password whenever you login to the system.
  10. Follow the prompts. At any time, you may dial *H for help.
Part B

Login to the system as in steps 7 through 10 above.

  1. At the prompt, dial 3 to "administer personal greetings."
  2. Dial 1 to create a greeting.
  3. Dial 1 again to assign your greeting the number 1.
  4. Record your personal greeting.
  5. Dial # to approve your greeting.
  6. Dial 1 to activate your greeting for all calls.
  7. Hang up.
  8. Dial your own telephone number. You will hear your personal greeting.