Maharishi University of Management will deduct $50 from the room deposit or stipend of anyone who installs, changes, or removes telephone jacks or wiring in campus buildings.
Do not dial “472” before an extension number or you will get the wrong number and disturb someone in town. To dial a campus phone number (indicated by “ext.” in this directory) from another campus phone, dial just the four digits listed after the “ext.”
Dial 472-7000 to reach the campus network. Then:
NOTE: Outside of normal business hours, calls to the Campus Operator will be connected to the MUM Message Center. Please leave a clear message after the beep, spelling both your name and the name of the person you are calling, and leave your contact information (phone number and/or email address).
The three-way call is now established.
NOTE: Any party may hang up at any time. The other two parties will remain connected, unless both parties left are off-campus in which case they will be disconnected.
If, while talking to someone, you determine that you need to call someone else:
To release the 2nd call and return to the original call:
To put the 2nd call on hold and return to the original call:
This feature lets you connect to a busy number as soon as the busy number becomes free (provided your phone is also free). If you are talking on the phone, you will miss the call-back.
To cancel the call-back:
NOTE: Only one call-back can be set at a time. Also, if you try to set a call-back and instead of receiving a service set tone you receive an interrupted tone that means that someone else has already set a call-back to that phone.
This feature lets you route incoming calls to another phone if your phone is busy or if no one answers your phone within 30 seconds:
This feature lets you answer any calls directed to other numbers in your office (contact the Communications Office to set this feature):
If, while speaking to someone, you decide to move to another phone, you can park the call, and then retrieve it at the other phone to continue your conversation from there.
This feature allows you to store up to 10 frequently called numbers in your telephone, which can then be dialed using a two-digit code. This feature only works from office phones. Please call the Communications Office at extension 4272 to set up this feature.
Example: You wish to store the number for Time & Temperature, 472-6531 in your phone to be speed dialed by dialing #62:
To speed dial that number:
When we speak to someone on the phone, we have a unique opportunity to help them fulfill their desires by providing information and inspiration.
The way you conduct yourself on the telephone says much about you, your living area or office, and about the University. It’s important to learn and follow the highest standards of telephone etiquette, just as it’s important to learn and follow the highest standards of behavior for all social interactions.
Any book on etiquette contains a chapter on telephone etiquette. The basic principle is to always treat others as you would most like to be treated.