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Dialing Instructions


Dialing Instructions

​​B​​SU Telephone Exchange
The telephone exchange for Bridgewater State University is 531.
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Incoming Calls
All campus telephone numbers are directly accessible from off campus.
Dial 508-531-XXXX (XXXX is the four digit extension you wish to reach.)
Collect calls are not accepted
Outgoing Calls
Local Dialing
Listen for dial tone. Dial 9 wait for second dial tone. Dial ten digit number.
Example: 9 + 508 + 819 - XXXX

​​Free local exchanges

Long Distance Dialing​​​
Faculty & Staff:  PAC codes are required. PAC code form​
All 1+ area code calls for instate or out of state are considered long distance calls
and require the use of a PAC code. Listen for dial tone.
Dial 8 + 8 +1 + area code + seven digit number # PAC code. 

Resident Students: Purchase a calling card from any retail store for long distance dialing. Dial 9 + 1 + toll free number on the back of the calling card. Continue by following the instructions on the card. 
​800 Toll Free Calls ​Listen for dial tone. Dial 9 + 1 and your vendor's 800 number. 
Example: AT&T 9 + 1 + 800 + 225 - 5288
​International Dialing ​Dial: [88] + [011] + country code + city code + phone number + (wait for dial tone or push [#])
then enter your PAC code. An international PAC code is required. ​