Information Technology

Phone services for students

There are three options for telephone service on the Amherst College campus.

  1. Bring a cell phone from home or obtain one locally upon your arrival.
  2. Order wired residential phone service for your dormitory room from Verizon.
  3. Voice over IP (VoIP--see below).

With the second option, which requires you to supply your own telephone, 2.4GHz cordless telephones are not allowed, as they can cause interference with wireless data networks.

Meet-Me Teleconferencing

Meet-Me teleconferencing provides a toll-free number that you share with your teleconferencing participants. Whoever calls the number is automatically conferenced into the call.

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