Long Distance Program
Directory Assistance for other cities may be reached by dialing 9 + 0 + area code and 555-1212. There is a 75 cents plus tax charge for this service.
For countries that can be dialed directly, see the Bell Canada directory introductory pages or the International Dialing Code page.
Country codes and frequently called routing codes are listed in the introductory pages of your Bell Canada directory, or you can check the on-line International Dialing Code page. For codes not listed, please call the Operator (dial 9+ 0).
For countries you cannot dial yourself, dial 9 + 0 and ask the Operator to place the call.
If you pause more than 4 seconds after dialing 9 + 0, your call will automatically be connected to a Bell Canada operator.
Special care should be taken to verify all long distance charges appearing on your monthly telecommunications statement.
Queries concerning long distance charges for both York and Glendon campuses should be directed to the Telecommunications Administrator ext. 44357. Bell Canada and Telus must not be contacted directly.
Many telephones are restricted from making long distance and Bell Canada Directory Assistance (411) calls. Some telephones are limited to internal calls only. These phones are located in various departments, undergraduate residences, guest suites, etc.
The York University Switchboard operators are not authorized to extend long distance calls from these telephones. Long distance calls may be made from pay telephones located in most buildings on campus.
Directly-dialed personal long distance calls should not be made from or charged to York University telephone numbers. Charges can be transferred to your home telephone number or they can be placed collect.
Each department's budget will be debited by the Chief Accountant for all long distance calls charged to its local numbers. It is the department's responsibility to maintain a record of all long distance calls (through the departmental designate), to reconcile this against the long distance statement each month and to collect charges for any personal long distance calls that may have been inadvertently billed to the department's local numbers.
Research grant long distance charges must be billed against the grant, not against the departmental budget.
Please note that 5% GST and 8% PST is applied to all long distance charges.
Telecommunications / Telecom York
Long Distance Program