telephone numbers are changing - extension numbers will
change in mid December, external direct dial in (DDI)
numbers will change early in the new year.
the change will affect the Leeds campus
mid December your existing internal extension number will
be prefixed by ‘3’, making it 5 digits. Your external
direct dial in (DDI) number will be unaffected at this
the change will affect the Bretton Hall and Wakefield
mid December everyone will receive a new 5 digit extension
number. Your external direct dial in (DDI) number will
be unaffected at this point.
next year the external direct dial in (DDI) numbers will
be updated and will incorporate the new 5 digit extension.
All external numbers will start with a Leeds area code.
change will enable us to integrate all sites into the
main University telephone system, allowing staff to direct-dial
internally between all University sites. In addition,
the purchase of a greater range of telephone numbers will
address our growing need for additional University numbers.
are still working with suppliers to finalise timing. We
are planning to:
the 5 digit extension - early December
the external DDI number - early in the new year
keep stocks of stationery low in anticipation of the
to us about publications containing phone numbers that
need to go to press before Christmas
will provide you with regular updates on progress. In
order for the changeover to go smoothly we need to know
about any quirks in the telephone system or numbers that
require special consideration.
web page with up-to-date information about the change
will be in operation soon – http://campus.leeds.ac.uk/phonechange
– if you have any comments, queries or concerns please