Centrex - Dialing Instructions for UW-Madison Telephone Lines

Dialing Instruction for UW Madison Centrex (non-Cisco) Telephones:

Emergency 911

Dial 911

Local calls (including calls to UW-Madison and state agencies):

  1. Dial 9, then
  2. Dial 1-608 followed by the seven-digit local number

Toll-free (800, 855, 866, 877, and 888) numbers

Dial 9 + 1 + 800 (or 855, 866, 877, or 888) + seven-digit number. 

Numbers Outside Madison Local Calling Area:

  1. Dial 9, then
  2. Dial 1 + area code + seven-digit number

International Calls:

Direct dialed international calls:
  1. Dial 9 then
  2. Dial 011 (international access code) + country code + city code + local number
  3. Allow at least 45 seconds for the ringing to start
Person to person, collect, calling card or billed to a third number international calls which require operator assistance:
  1. Dial 9 then
  2. Dial 01 + country code + city code + local number
  3. Allow at least 45 seconds for the ringing to start

Directory Assistance

University of Wisconsin
9-1-608-262-1234
Hearing impaired TTY, 9-1-608-262-6000

University Hospital Clinics
9-1-608-263-6400
Hearing impaired TTY, 9-1-608-262-6000

Capitol and State Offices
9-1-608-266-2211
Hearing impaired TTY, 9-1-608-262-6000

Madison local calling area or National Directory Assistance *
Dial 9 + 411 

* Charges apply for each call and include requests for non-published or non-listed numbers, new listings not in printed directories, or requests not found by the directory assistance operator.

Websites

You can find national and international directory information on the web sites below at no cost.
AT&T Directory: www.realpageslive.com
INFOBEL International Directories: www.infobel.com

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