Answer an audio call

When someone calls you, an alert pops up on your screen. Do one of the following:

Make an audio call

You can make a Skype for Business call to your
contacts, or dial a number just like a regular phone. Or use the computer:

Numbers to use for campus, off-campus local and long distance calls

To dial the number, you can use the phone device to punch in an entire number (e.g., 5551212) then either lift the receiver or press the speaker phone key.

On-campus calls
If you are on campus, you dial five-digit extension numbers. Extensions beginning with an 8 denote administrative/faculty numbers. Extensions starting with 3 indicate non-direct extensions (e.g., elevator phones or phones in residence hall lobbies).

Off-campus local calls
Dial the desired number (e.g., 5551212).

Direct dial long distance calls
Dial Area Code + seven digit number (e.g., 6085551212.)

If you have a CX600 Polycom phone, functionality is limited if the phone is locked:

How to unlock a CX600 phone

Unlock the phone and enter your PIN

For questions about Skype for Business, please contact the IT Services TechSquad at (414) 288-7799 or

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