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Telephone Dialing Instructions (for faculty/staff)

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Lehigh University is located in the 610 area code. 610 also has two overlay area codes (484 and 835), so all calls to and from campus must be dialed using the full 10 digits.

Faculty and staff using 4-digit, departmental, special billing codes will dial calls as directed below, EXCEPT you must begin each call by dialing 7 instead of 9. You will be prompted by one beep to enter the billing code after you've dialed the full number.

To report an emergency:
Contact the University Police:
On Campus: Dial 84200
Off Campus: Dial (610) 758-4200
Contact Bethlehem Fire/Ambulance/Police
On Campus: Dial 9 + 911
Off Campus: Dial 911
To report telephone trouble:
Dial x85463 (TLINE)
To reach a Lehigh operator:
On campus: Dial 0 (zero)
Off campus: Dial (610) 758-3000
On-campus calls:
Dial the 5-digit extension (examples: 8XXXX for faculty/staff, 4XXXX for students)
Local calls:
Dial 9 + 610/484 + 7-digit number
Long distance calls within the 610/484/835 area codes:
Dial 9 + area code + 7-digit number
Other domestic long distance calls:
Dial 9 + 1 + area code + 7-digit number
International calls:
Dial 9 + 011 + Country Code + City Code + Number
Calling outside the United States
Outside Operator Calls:
Dial 9 + 0 (Local Operator)
Dial 9 + 00 (Long-distance Operator)
Local Information - within 610/484/835:
Dial 9 + 610 + 555-1212
Long Distance Information (including area code 215):
Dial 9 + 1 + area code + 555-1212
Toll Free Calls (area codes 800, 888, 877, 866):
Dial 9 + 1 + area code + 7-digit number
Collect, Credit Card:
Dial 9 + 0 + area code + 7-digit number (wait for tone before entering your card number)
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For additional help, please contact the LTS Help Desk at 610-758-4357 or helpdesk@lehigh.edu