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Telephone Services

Emergency Phone Numbers

On Campus: 3888
Off Campus: 9-911
Crisis Hot Line: 1-800-422-0045
Maintenance Problems: 755-3988
Weekends and evenings: 755-3888 

Directory Assistance

On campus numbers - View the BSU directory online at http://www.bemidjistate.edu/directory/

Off campus numbers - To look up telephone numbers online go to: www.switchboard.com or www.yellowpages.com or www.infospace.com

Directory Assistance - You can dial 9 + 1 + the area code + 555-1212 + wait for the tone and then dial your long distance ID code. However, you will be charged long distance and an access fee each time you utilize directory assistance.

Toll Free Numbers - Dial 9 + 1 + 800 555-1212.

State of Minnesota office numbers and information are available online at:
www.state.mn.us Click on Government Telephone Directory.

Disability Access Information

For TTY/TDD communications contact Kathi Hagen at 755-3883, Coordinator, Disability Services, #19, SN 202.

On Campus Dialing

When calling within the Bemidji State University campus, dial only the last four digits of the number.

Off Campus/Local Area Dialing

Dial 9 + the 7 digit number. There is no long distance charge on calls from campus to the following prefix numbers:

  • 854 - Becida
  • 308 - Bemidji
  • 333 - Bemidji
  • 441 - Bemidji
  • 444 - Bemidji
  • 556 - Bemidji (cell)
  • 751 - Bemidji
  • 755 - Bemidji
  • 759 - Bemidji
  • 760 - Bemidji (cell)
  • 766 - Bemidji (cell)
  • 335 - Cass Lake
  • 339 - Cass Lake
  • 987 - Cass Lake
  • 224 - Laporte
  • 586 - Nebish
  • 243 - Puposky
  • 467 - Solway
  • 586 - Turtle River

Long Distance Dialing (for business use only)

To call anywhere in the continental United States, Alaska, Hawaii and Canada - dial 8 + 1 + the area code + the 7 digit number + wait for the prompt and then dial your 6 digit ID code followed by the # sign.  To obtain a long distance code, your supervisor must email your tech ID, your phone number and the cost center that will pay for the calls to helpdesk@bemidjistate.edu

International Calls - dial 8 + 011 + Country Code + the number + wait for the prompt and then dial your 6 digit ID code followed by the # sign. Contact the Telephone Services Office at 2050 if you have a problem dialing.

Personal Long Distance Calls

State Telephones shall not be used for personal long distance calls. This includes the incoming toll free numbers. Such calls constitute illegal avoidance of state/federal taxes and are clearly contrary to the proper usage of lines intended for state business only. Individuals making personal long distance calls from state facilities will be subject to applicable legal sanctions.

If you need to make a personal long distance call, you may do so using a personal long distance calling card.

MnSCU Employee Code of Conduct