Dialing Instructions

  1. Lift the handset and listen for dial tone.
  2. Dial the last five digits of the University number (x-xxxx).

The Local Calling Area covers Fort Collins, Loveland, Greeley, plus Ault, Berthoud, Eaton, Estes Park, Gilcrest, Johnstown, LaSalle, Mead, Milliken, Nunn, Platteville, Red Feather Lakes, Walden, Wellington, Windsor, and nearby small towns. All other exchanges in Area Code 970, and both Denver Metro Area Codes 303 and 720, are toll calls.

  1. Lift the handset and listen for dial tone.
  2. Dial 8 and the seven-digit number. There is no second dial tone after dialing the 8.
  3. OR you may dial 8 + 1 + Area Code 970 + 7-digit number for all off-campus calls without predetermining if the call is local or long distance.
  1. Lift the handset and listen for dial tone.
  2. Dial 8 + 1 + area code + seven-digit telephone number (8+1+xxx-xxx-xxxx).
  3. Listen for special dial tone.
  4. Dial your CSU Telecom 5-digit Long Distance Authorization Code.
  1. Lift the handset and listen for dial tone.
  2. Dial 8+011, country code, city code, and telephone number.
  3. Press the # key.
  4. Listen for special dial tone.
  5. Dial your CSU Telecom 5-digit Long Distance Authorization Code.

International calls using a calling card

  1. Lift the handset and listen for dial tone.
  2. Dial 8+00
  3. The operator will connect you to an international operator.

Toll-Free Area Codes: 800, 888, 877, 866, or 855

National Directory Assistance: phone service used to find out a specific telephone number and/or address of a residence, business, or government entity

Telecommunications Contacts

Telephone Service Trouble: (970) 491-5881

Cable TV / Library Help Desk: (970) 491-7276

Emergency (CSUPD): 911

Campus Telephone Prefixes

CSU telephones are assigned within the following range of telephone prefixes. Dial only the last five digits (7+xxxx, 1+xxxx, 2+xxxx, 5+xxxx) when calling from campus. All numbers are in the 970 area code.
PrefixExtension
2970300-0399, 1200-1299, 3600-3799, 4000-4599
4910000-8999
4924000-4999, 8000-8999, 9000-9999
4952000-2999, 3500-4499, 5000-6199