Telephone and Voicemail Outage, Sunday, 7/28, 6:00 AM to Noon


Contributed by Karen Compton

On Sunday, July 28 between 6:00 AM and Noon there will be an outage of the campus telephone and voicemail systems to perform equipment maintenance. While the phone system is unavailable:  


Call 911 from cellular phones or alternative land lines (conventional non-Ithaca College phone lines) in case of an emergency requiring fire, medical or police assistance. The Tompkins County Emergency Dispatch will coordinate with the Office of Public Safety.

Non-emergency Public Safety Assistance

Call 607-256-9187 to contact the Office of Public Safety for assistance with non-emergency incidents such as lock outs and requests for vehicle assistance. If the phone line is currently in use, you will receive a busy tone.

Emergency Notification System

The campus Emergency Notification System including Outdoor Warning Systems will continue to function during phone system maintenance. Personal emergency notifications will only be available through e-mail notification to IC email addresses, and to cell numbers if subscribed.


Users and callers will not have any access to the voicemail system during the outage; voicemail messages can neither be retrieved nor recorded.

Information Technology Service Desk
104 Job Hall