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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.

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.

Voice Mail Features

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
If you want to... Then enter...
Listen to new voice messages 1 1


After Recording and Addressing a Message

If you want to... Then enter...
Restrict forwarding of the message 1
Mark the message urgent 2
Request a return receipt 3
Request future delivery 4
Leave a number where you may be reached 8


After Listening to a Message

If you want to... Then enter...
Forward the message to another subscriber 6
Delete the message 7
Reply (to an extension) 8
Save the message 9


Setting Up Your Mailbox

If you want to... Then enter...
Change your busy greeting 4 1 3 1 or 4 5
Change your name recording 4 1 5
Change your out-of-office greeting 4 1 3 3 or 4 6
Change your password 4 1 4
Change your standard greeting 4 1 3 2 or 4 4
Set automatic message forwarding 4 2 4
Set Immediate Message Notification 4 1 1
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