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Long Distance Calling Instructions

All long distance calls from the Austin Peay telephone system must be made using a forced account code.  This code identifies where the call will be billed.

Calls in the continental United States:  Dial 8 + 1 + area code + phone number.  After you enter the phone number you will hear a tone similar to a busy signal.  Enter your 6-digit long distance code at that tone and your call will be completed.

International Calls:  Dial 8 + 011 + country code + city code + phone number. After you enter the phone number you will hear a tone similar to a busy signal.  Enter your 6-digit long distance code at that tone and your call will be completed.

Information Calls:  **Because of billing issues, calls to information must be made using a forced account code.  If there is a charge associated with a call for information it will be billed to your account**  Dial 8 + 1 + 555-1212.  After you enter the phone number you will hear a tone similar to a busy signal.  Enter your 6-digit long distance code at that tone and your call will be completed.

Toll-free Calls: To dial any toll-free number from campus (1-800, 1-877, etc.) you can dial 8 + 1 + 8XX + number.