As of September 2017, the university implemented 10-digit direct inward dialing (DID) phone numbers for all university telephones. These phone numbers can be used by any outside callers to reach an individual at the university. These new phone numbers are of the format 646-909-xxxx.
- How can someone call me from outside the university?
- Does my 212 phone number still work?
- Will 4-digit extension dialing within the university still work?
- How will my new phone number show on caller ID when I call outside The New School?
The new phone numbers have been created based on the current 4-digit phone extension associated with a university phone. So for example, if your phone has an extension of ext. 1234, then the full 10-digit number for that phone will be 646-909-1234. Anyone trying to call you from outside the university can call you directly at that phone number.
Yes, all current 212-229-xxxx phone numbers in use at the university will continue to work, just as they did before the new DIDs were put in place.
Yes, direct 4-digit extension dialing from phone to phone within the university will continue to work as it has.
- Calling someone outside the university using a Cisco phone will display the 646-909-xxx phone number associated with the caller’s phone on the recipient’s phone.
- Calling someone outside the university using a Mitel phone will display the departmental phone number, 212-229-xxxx, of the caller’s phone on the recipient’s phone.