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Students may select either the Basic Service plan or the Personal Telephone Line (PTL) plan for their incoming and intracampus calls. The Student Telephone Account Number (STAN) is available for calls off campus, both local and long distance. Highlights of the features of these service options are outlined below, while the Telecommunications Support Student Policy brochure provides detailed information regarding each.

Basic Service
For Incoming and Intracampus calls Only

Rate Per Month Service Features Forms
Included in University Housing Contract

One active telephone jack shared by roommates in each living unit.

Custom calling features of call forwarding, call waiting, and 3-way calling included with service.

One active data jack per student occupant in each living unit.

Included in the University Housing Contract.

Personal Telephone Line (PTL)
For Incoming and Intracampus calls Only

Rate Per Month Service Features Forms
$36.00 per semester

A private telephone number for a single student: no need to share a telephone line with roommates.

Caller ID capable line (resident must purchase appropriate equipment).

Private Voice Mail included with service. There is no need to purchase an answering machine. Your private voice mail is accessible by dialing into the system from on or off campus.

Call Forwarding to Private Voice Mail, included with service [in addition to the other custom calling features available with Basic service].

Exclusive use of assigned telephone number throughout tenure as a University Housing resident.

Personal Telephone Line Contract

Personal Telephone Line Relocation

Student Telephone Account Number (STAN)
For Off Campus Calling

Rates Per Minute Service Features Forms

$.02/minute all day/every day for calls in Illinois within a 22 mile radius of the Edwardsville campus

$.10/minute all day, every day for all other domestic toll calls

International rates vary by country

Rates are cheaper than with the major long distance carriers (AT&T, Sprint, MCI, etc.).

You pay your telephone bill on campus.

You can view your toll calls to date at any time via the Internet.

Your STAN can be used from any SIUE telephone, including the tan courtesy phones located in the hallways and lobbies of most buildings.

There are no access charges. Calls can be dialed directly to save money!

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