Telephone Service Request Form
Over the last few years our department has found that most students use cellular phone service as their sole/primary voice communication with family and friends. Surveys completed in the fall of 2004 and fall of 2005 show over 95% of students have cell phones. The need for land line service has declined and it is no longer fiscally responsible for the department to spend $500,000 per year on services students are not using. Making local land line phone service optional to the student is a fiscal decision that allowed us to reduce operating costs, thereby minimizing the rate increase for the 2007-2008 academic year.
Beginning Spring 2007 for Duren Hall and Fall 2007 for all other residence halls, telephone service will be available upon request and at an additional cost. While telephone service in your room is optional, telephones will be located in designated areas for students to use to make local calls or calls using their calling card.
RAs will have phones in their rooms and house phones will be located throughout the building.
If you need local land line phone service in your room you may request installation of service by completing the form below.
The prices for establishing telephone service in your room are $150 installation each time and $20 per month for basic local service (months are not prorated). For example, August - May (10 months service) will cost $350 to be billed on your housing bill. Date of Service simply provides an idea of when you would prefer service to begin. Please note that your request will be processed as soon as possible following receipt and that it may take 5 to 10 days for the line to be activated.
(All form fields are required. Please submit as much information as you have available.)