Telephone and Internet Services
These services apply to residential students only. In addition, Technology Services can only work on hardware and software that is owned by the University.
All residential students are assigned a telephone number on the Trinity telephone system. With this telephone number, students:
- Are able to dial other students, faculty, or staff on campus using the last 4 digits of the phone number.
- Have local phone service provided free.
- Need to purchase or bring a regular telephone.
- Need a telephone cord to connect the telephone to the wall jack.
- Long Distance: Students are responsible for selecting and purchasing long-distance service (via toll-free numbers or calling cards).
To starting using the telephone connect the telephone card to the yellow jack labeled TEL in the room.
All residential students have a voice-mail box on the University voice-mail system.
With the voice-mail system you:
- Can save up to 20 messages at one time in your voice mail box.
- Can save messages for up to 10 days.
Connecting to the Network
Students with a computer meeting the minimum configuration requirements have the option of connecting their computer to the University network. To connect a computer to the network, students need: 1) and 2) a patch cable (to connect the PC to the purple network jack in the room.
Hardware needed to connect computer to the network:
- Network Card
- For desktop computers, a Fast Ethernet 10/100 Network Card.
- For laptop computers, a Fast Ethernet 10/100 PCMCIA Card is needed.
- Category 5 Patch Cable
After the equipment has been purchased, contact Technology Services to schedule an appointment to have the card installed.
All users must agree to abide by the Technology policy to be connected to Trinity’s Network.