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    Setting Up Your Voice Mail


    Change the Recording of Your Name

    1. Log on to Cisco Unity Voice Mail (6-1000 on-campus or off-campus: 603-646-1000).
    2. Press 4 then 3 then 2.
    3. At the tone, record your name, or press * to keep the current recording.

    Change Your Recorded Greeting

    Managing Your Voice Mail Messages


    Checking Messages

    1. Log on to Unity Voice Mail by pressing the Messages button on your phone or calling 603-646-1000; then pressing * to log on.
    2. Either press 1 to hear new messages or press 3 to hear old messages. Then, press 1 to hear saved messages.

    Replying to Messages

    Managing voicemail


    While listening to a message, you can change the speed of playback, etc. by using the following keys:
    1: Restart message
    2: Save
    3: Delete
    4: Slow playback
    6: Fast playback
    7: Rewind message
    8: Pause/resume
    9: Fast-forward
    #: Fast-forward to end
    ##: Save as is

    Using IP Communicator


    For information on how to use IP Communicator, see the appropriate Cisco IP Communicator User Guide for your version.

    What is IP Communicator?


    Dartmouth has licensed Cisco's IP Communicator software to allow members of the Dartmouth community to use their Windows-based computers as a Voice-over-IP (VoIP) phone. This software is currently not available for the Macintosh operating system.

    Obtaining a New Office or Room Phone


    Students and departments must buy their own phones, which are purchased through the Computer Store. You can reach them via email at [email protected] or via phone at 603-646-3249.

    Once you have the new phone, you'll need to send an email to [email protected] with the following information:

    Telephone Service Overview



    Dartmouth faculty, staff and students are provided with a phone line for placing local and domestic long distance calls free of charge.

    Voicemail is also available for each line. Conference calls are also supported.

    International calling is billed to department accounts for faculty and staff.

    Telephones are available for purchase at the Computer Store.

    Students who need access to international calling can purchase a calling card at the Computer Store located in the basement of McNutt.

    Phone Types by Dorm


    The table below provides information regarding which dorms use VoIP phones and which dorms use standard analog phones.

    In the dorms that are listed as VoIP, Dartmouth provides one phone for each room, regardless of the number of beds in the room. These phones are locked to the specific jack they are plugged into and cannot be moved by the student. See the Office of Residential Life for more information.

    Downloading and Installing IP Communicator for Windows

    Step by Step

    Before you begin, make sure your wireless network is disabled. While IP communicator can use either the wired or wireless network, access to the wireless network needs to be disabled during the installation process. If you have questions about how to do this, contact your school's IT Service Desk, or send email to [email protected].

    Dartmouth Unity Voice Mail Guide


    Access Your Voice Mail

    From an On Campus Phone: Press the messages key, then enter your password as prompted.

    Note: On occasion, the message light is shows red on your phone and doesn't go out once you clear the messages. To turn off the message light when there are no messages, dial 72099 from your phone.

    From an on Campus Phone Other Than Yours: Dial 6-1000. You will be prompted for your ID (your 5 digit extension), then your password.


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