To place an outbound call, follow the dialing rules below. A printable version of these rules is also attached to this article.

Calling EWU Number

Dial Extension


Calling Local Number

Dial 5, then number

5-(7 more digits)


Calling Toll Free

Dial 5, then number

5-(11 more digits)


          5-1-866 etc.

Calling Long Distance

Dial 8, then number

8-(10 more digits)


Calling International

Dial 8011, then full number

8011-(Country Code)-(10 more digits)


Note: If the phone number begins with a (0), drop the (0) before dialing the number.

Note: Long Distance and international calling must first be enabled on your phone. If it is not, please contact the Help Desk for assistance.