Telephone Service

Telephone service is available throughout Brown University. The main telephone system provides on-campus service with standard features such as call hold, transfer, waiting, forwarding, conference calling, last number redial, voice mail, and music on hold. Local, long distance and international calling services are available. Telecommunications coordinates with other university groups to deploy phone system in new locations and upgrade phone systems in remodeled locations.

Request this Service: 

Contact Telecommunications indicating whether you need a phone line added, moved, changed or removed. For new phone lines or moves, please include an account number.


$60/hour for new phone line installations and moves of existing lines. Most other services are free, but costs are associated with long distance, international calling and cellular service. Contact Telecommunications for details.

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Available for:
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Undergraduate