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WPI Office Phone Dialing Instructions

Calls within WPI Dial extension number listed in this directory
Local calls in Worcester area* Dial 9 + Area Code + 7-digit number
*The "Worcester area" consists of Worcester, Auburn, Boylston, Clinton, Grafton, Holden, Leicester, Millbury, Northboro, Oakham, Oxford, Rutland, Shrewsbury, Spencer, Sterling, West Boylston, Westboro
Calls within the continental U.S. & Canada Dial 9 + 1 + Area Code + 7-digit number
Calls to the Caribbean Dial 9 + 1 + 809 + 7-digit number
Overseas calls Dial 9 + 011 + Country Code + City Code (if applicable) + Local Number + # button
(Pushing the # button is not required, but it speeds the call.)

Miscellaneous Tones

Dial tone: a continuous steady tone (You may dial at this point)

Special dial tone: Three short tones followed by dial tone (Heard in conference calls or when transferring calls)

Slow busy tone: Line is busy

Fast busy tone: Incorrect dialing, or feature denied

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Last modified: Jul 19, 2013, 11:12 EDT
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