Cellular and Data Plans
University faculty, staff, and students can receive discounted plans through two major cellular providers, Verizon and AT&T. There are plans for both devices used for University business and personal use. The discounts also extend to tablet and hotspot data plans and international data plans.
Faculty/Staff Telephone & Voicemail
Telephone and voicemail service is offered to all faculty and staff with full support from University IT. There are wired and wireless phone options capable of managing multiple lines and providing features like call transferring and call forwarding. The voicemail system stores at least 10 messages and can be accessed from internal or external phones using a secure passcode.
Pagers are available to faculty and staff who need to be reached quickly and reliably around the University and in the Rochester area. Paging is an inexpensive, reliable alternative to cellular telephones for short messages and alerts.
Skype for Business
Skype for Business (formerly called Lync) is a unified communications tool that provides instant messaging, voice and video calls, online meetings, and other collaboration options.
Student Telephone & Voicemail
Students can request in-room telephone and voicemail service if they live in a residence hall. In-room phone service includes telephone and voicemail, 5-digit on-campus calling, free local calls, 800-number calls, and 24-hour help and information.
Teleconferencing services are available for faculty and staff conducting University business. Conference calls can be initiated using the University's telephone system or arranged by University IT through GlobalMeet.
UR Mobile is the University's mobile app that provides on-the-go access, to events, the online directory, maps, bus tracking, and other resources. The app is available on iOS, and Android.
Zoom Video and Web Conferencing
Zoom video and web conferencing allows up to 100 participants to simultaneously collaborate over the Internet. You can attend video or audio meetings, share presentations, hold training seminars, and more from any location with a computer and Internet connection.