Quick Start

Available to: Students, Faculty, Staff

Cost: Varies depending on equipment and service.  Please call Communication Services at 3-2097 for an estimate.

The Boston University telephone system accommodates more than 14,000 lines serving the Charles River, Fenway, and Medical campuses. We provide you with access to those lines, along with a wide range of business telephone services and equipment for University departments.


Whether you need new desktop phones, headsets, toll-free numbers, additional lines, or changes to your existing service, you don't have to do the research -- we've done it for you. We'll even help you design a whole new telephone system for your department or office.

Key Features


Departments must provide a requisition for most services and equipment requests.

Getting Started

Click the link on the appropriate topic and follow the instructions.  If you still have questions, please feel free to contact us at 617-353-2097 or phone@bu.edu.