List of Services
Departmental line requests and maintenance is requested through SAP. If you do not have SAP access, click on request services.(make this a link) On-campus calls are made by dialing the last 4 digits of the phone number. For residential students, a campus phone number can be assigned to a room at no charge. To request phone service, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 662-915-5922. Telecommunications will need to know your name, student ID, and your hall and room number. Students are encouraged to have a phone in their room in case of emergency.
Long Distance Service
All campus phones are restricted from making long distance calls. Faculty, staff, and students can apply for their own access code by clicking on request services.
Faculty and staff can apply for a departmental and a personal long distance code. A departmental code is used for departmental calls and is billed to the department. A personal code is used for personal calls and the charge is payroll deducted. Call detail of long distance calls is available under myolemiss or click on telephone. Student's long distance calls are charged to their bursar account.
Campus automated directory assistance is available by dialing 8411 on campus and 662-915-8411 from off campus. You can automatically receive faculty, staff and department phone numbers through this automated system, 24 hours a day.
The Telecommunications Center runs its own cable TV system for the campus community and offers a complete line up of cable television services. Departments can request cable TV through SAP. Students have the option of purchasing additional cable packages if desired. A basic package of channels is provided with each room. Expanded cable services are billed monthly to the student's bursar account. Students can sign up for expanded cable services online at www.olemiss.edu/depts/telecommunications and then clicking on the Cable TV link. Residents in The Village should contact Metrocast Cable for cable TV service.
The Telecommunications Center provides incoming and outgoing fax services for faculty, staff, and students. Incoming faxes are .50 per page, outgoing faxes are .75 per page, plus .12 per minute for long distance. International fax rates will vary. The Telecommunications Center fax number is 662-915-7010.
Departmental internet service troubles requests are made through SAP. Resident halls are offered both wired and wireless internet service. However, internet service is provided to Village residents through an Ethernet connection. Wireless is not available. Wireless routers are not allowed. Contact the IT Help Desk at 915-5222 regarding installation, setup and other questions or concerns.