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Conference Calls

Many of the features on this page are the same as those that were available on the legacy phone system.

Conference calls placed from campus extensions have a maximum of three connections, including the dialing extension.

Conference calls placed by the switchboard attendant have a maximum of four on-campus and two off-campus connections.

Additional services can be accommodated through the local telephone company operator. Service provided in this manner can be billed to the appropriate department or billed to a major credit card.

The University ECS voice system accomodates three-way calling from most campus phones. Up to six parties can be bridged with the assistance of the University switchboard operator.

Lumen conference services are available for conference calls that require more than six parties or for bridging attendees that are located at multiple sites, including attendees using a cell phone to connect.

The department is responsible for per minute long distance usage of outgoing calls from the campus network and for all parties that join a Lumen conference bridge using a dial-in toll free number. For University switchboard assistance dial "0". To request a Lumen conference bridge dial ext. 65100 or email your request to

If you have any questions about this, please contact the Telecommunications office via email at or by phone at 6-5100 from on campus or (417) 836-5100 from off campus.