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Elmira College Voice Mail

Accessing your personal mailbox:

Phone extensions are always 5xxx, but your voicemail box could be different.
  • Voicemail boxes for singles, doubles, triples and quads:
    • Single: voicemail box 5xxx
    • Double: voicemail boxes 6xxx, 7xxx (assigned alphabetically by last name)
    • Triple: voicemail boxes 6xxx, 7xxx, 8xxx (assigned alphabetically by last name)
    • Quad: voicemail boxes 6xxx, 7xxx, 8xxx, 9xxx (assigned alphabetically by last name)
  • Dial 1111 from on campus or (607) 735-1700 from off campus. At the prompt, enter your extension or mailbox number.
  • When the voicemail greeting plays press “*” then enter your password (first time users will use the default 123456)

Playing a message

  • Dial 1111
  • Enter personal mailbox number, i.e. 6xxx, 7xxx, 8xxx or 9xxx then key the “*” to prompt for your password. (default password is 123456)
  • Press 7 to play current message.
  • Listen to the message.
  • Press 7 to play message again.
  • Press 2 to respond to that message (internal voice mail messages only).
  • Press 4 to give the message to another user.
  • Press 5 to keep the message.
  • Press 3 to discard the message.

Record a new Voicemail Greeting:

  • Dial 1111
  • Enter personal mailbox number, i.e. 6xxx, 7 xxx, 8xxx or 9xxx then key the “*” to prompt for your password. (default password is 123456) 
  • Press 8 to enter user options 
  • Press 4 to change greeting 
  • Press 6 to record your name 
  • Press 7 to record
  • When done recording press # or wait
  • Press 7 to review the message
  • Press 3 to discard the message and record a new message
  • Press 2 to append to the recording
  • Press 9 to save your recording
  • After your new greeting is saved hang up

When calling into the room telephone number, the voicemail system greeting will ask if you want to leave a message for voicemail box 1 or voicemail box 2. Once you record your name and greeting, it will announce your name instead of the system greeting.

Your outside number will be 607-378-5xxx. To call someone off campus, dial 8 and then number.