Information Technology Services
Peter H. Armacost Library
4200 54th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33711
toll-free: (800) 456-9009
local: (727) 867-1166
Long Distance Instructions
Students in the dorms need to purchase a long distance calling card to place long distance calls. Students may purchase calling cards anywhere, however, if you purchase your calling card from the Eckerd College Bookstore or cashier (in Franklin Templeton), and there is a problem with the card, they will replace it. Eckerd College cannot replace a card from another source.
Students making a long distance call should first dial “9”, then enter the phone card code, then the telephone number.
Incoming calls from 1-800-456-9009 and (727) 867-1166 are not transferable to the dorms.
Long-distance directory assistance
Dial 9 + 1 + area code + 555-1212 and during the fast tone, enter your 7 digit authorization code. A service fee of $.75 will be billed to your account.
Dial 9 + 1 + 800 + number and during the fast tone, enter your 7 digit authorization code. No service fee is charged.
Tampa and Tarpon Springs exchanges
Dial 9 + (813 for Tampa) + phone number and during the fast tone, enter your 7 digit authorization code. (No area code needed to call Tarpon Springs.)
Access to long distance operators
Calls made collect or using credit cards may be made from anywhere on campus. To reach other long distance carriers, dial 9 + the carrier code listed below and during the fast tone, enter your 7 digit authorization code. Allow 10 seconds for operator response. For billing purposes, calls are rounded to the full minute.
- AT&T 1-800-882-2273
- MCI 1-800-950-1022
- Sprint 1-800-877-8000
If you have further questions, please call extension 0, or when off campus dial (727) 867-1166, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org