The Facilities Management Department is responsible for telecommunications maintenance, which includes, voice messaging, installation and repairs of campus phones, and the purchase of cell phones. Contact Becky Houle at ext. 7590 or by email,, for cell phone inquiries and billing questions.  Contact UMF Helpdesk at ext. 7300 or by email, University of Maine Help Desk with any questions or problems regarding campus phones and OfficeLinx messaging.

Campus Switchboard:

On campus, dial 0 or 7000, off campus, dial 778-7000.

Office Linx

To access voice mail on campus dial 7004. Off campus dial 778-7004.

On-Campus Calls:

Simply dial the four digit number listed.

Local Calls:

Dial 9, then all seven digits. To determine if a number is within the local dialing area, check the Fairpoint phone book under Farmington. Local dialing areas covered by the Farmington exchange are: Jay, Farmington, Farmington Falls, Livermore, Livermore Falls, New Sharon, West Farmington, Wilton, Strong and Weld.

Toll calls (in state and out of state) with Authorization Code:

Dial 9, then dial the desired number. When prompted, enter your seven-digit authorization code.

International Calls Direct Dialed:

Dial 9, then dial: 011 + country code + city code + telephone number, when prompted enter your seven-digit authorization code.

Calling Card Calls:

Dial 9, then the 800 number on the back of your calling card and follow the automated instructions.

Toll Free Numbers:

Dial 9 + 1+ toll free area code (800, 855, 866, 877, 888) + seven digit number.

Calling the University from Off-Campus:

Dial 778, followed by the four digit extension number. Whenever possible, directly dial the extension you wish to reach. The campus switchboard number is 778-7000, and is staffed 7:30 a.m.-8:00 p.m. during the school year. During the summer and semester breaks, the campus switchboard hours are 7:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Note: All personal toll calls should be charged to the caller’s home phone number.