Voice Mail
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Faculty/Staff Voice Mail

Voice Mail is provided to all staff and faculty phones at NO additional monthly charge.


So, What is Voice Mail?

JSU is offering Voice Mail, a messaging service that allows people to exchange messages at any time of day or night, from any touch-tone telephone. Voice Mail includes many capabilities (see Voice Mail features page).

First Time set up for Faculty/Staff:

  • Call the voice mail system by dialing extension 7900 from your office phone
  • When the system answers, press in your security code, 12345.
  • Follow the prompts to change your password, record your name, and record a personal greeting.

To listen to your messages:

  • Dial 7900 from your office phone
  • Enter your password
  • Press 1 1 to listen to your new messages

 To listen to your messages from off campus:

  • Dial 256-782-7900 from your off campus phone
  • Press the # key when the system answers
  • Enter your mail box #
  • Enter your security code
  • Press 1 1 to listen to your new messages



Student Voice Mail


Voice Mail is provided to all students who live in university housing at NO additional monthly charge.


So, What is Voice Mail?

JSU is offering Voice Mail, a messaging service that allows people to exchange messages at any time of day or night, from any touch-tone telephone. Voice Mail includes many capabilities (see Voice Mail features page).

Telephone Answering -

Like an answering machine, only better

Voice Mail will answer if your line is busy or if there is no answer.


Voice Messaging -

Allows users to exchange messages with each other and complete many transactions without real-time conversation.


What Are Some Of The Benefits?

  • Each message is time and date stamped
  • Messages can be retrieved, erased, or stored remotely
  • Messages are password protected
  • No equipment is attached to your telephone
  • Copies of a message can be sent to someone else with voice mail
  • Messages can be recorded today and sent next week or next month
  • Voice Mail is fast, convenient, and reliable


How Much Will It Cost Me?

Voice Mail is provided as part of your housing lease agreement along with caller ID (where available) and 100 minutes of domestic long distance.

First Time set up for Single Occupancy:

  • Call the voice mail system from your room phone by dialing extension 7900
  • When the system answers, press in your temporary password, 12345.
  • Follow the prompts to change your password, record your name, and record a personal greeting.

To listen to your messages:

  • Dial 7900 from your room phone
  • Enter your password
  • Follow the prompts



First Time set up for Double Occupancy:

  • Choose a password (it must be at least five digits long)
  • Decide with your roommate which voice mailbox number each of you will use.
  • Call the voice mail system from your room phone by dialing extension 7900
  • Enter your personal mailbox number (see example below).
  • Enter 12345 as your temporary password.
  • Follow the prompts to change your password, record your name, and record a personal greeting.


If your room phone number begins with a 6:
Your personal mailbox number will be 0 plus the last 3 digits of your room phone number. Your roommate's mailbox number will be 1 plus the last 3 digits of your room phone number.


If your room phone number begins with a 7:
Your personal mailbox number will be 2 plus the last 3 digits of your room phone number. Your roommates mailbox number will be 9 plus the last 3 digits of your room phone number.


Example:
phone number 6507 will be either mailbox 0507 or 1507


Example:
phone number 7507 will be either mailbox 2507 or 9507


To listen to your messages:

  • Dial 7900 from your room phone
  • Enter your voice mailbox number
  • Enter your password
  • Follow the prompts