Q: Do I need to bring a telephone with me to campus?
A: Typically students bring their own personal telephones. 2.4GHz cordless telephones are discouraged due to interference with the wireless network. A student may check out a telephone from Telecommunications in lieu of bringing their own. There is one telephone line per room that students share.
Q: What will I pay for long distance?
A: Domestic calls are a flat rate of $.15 per minute, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This includes intra state and inter state calling. International calls are discounted. Please click on the link to see pricing to individual countries.
Q: Is call waiting available?
A: Yes, call waiting is provided to all student telephone lines.
Q: Can I use an answering machine?
A: Yes answering machines may be used on student telephone lines. Gettysburg College voicemail is provided upon request.
Q: Are local telephone books available?
A: Gettysburg area telephone books are available to students starting in September. Telephone books are place in the CUB lobby for student pick up throughout the year.