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Telecommunications Policy

Policy Statement

Adelphi University provides telephone service for individuals undertaking mission-related activities. The university recognizes the need for personal telephone use, but expects individuals to pay directly for personal long-distance telephone calls.

Refer to the “Telecommunications Policy” of the Financial and Administrative Reference Guide.

Reason for Policy

Telephone usage should be based upon cost-effective practices that are applied consistently and comply with government rules and regulations.

Who Is Governed by this Policy

Faculty and Staff


Refer to the “Telecommunications Policy” (page 48) of the Financial and Administrative Reference Guide (FARG).


This policy does not have definitions associated with it at this time. Upon periodic policy review this area will be evaluated to determine if additional information is needed to supplement the policy.


Joseph Battaglia
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Mark Proto
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Denise Thweatt
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Document History

  • Last Reviewed Date: October 13, 2017
  • Last Revised Date: October 13, 2017
  • Policy Origination Date: Not known

Who Approved This Policy

Robert DeCarlo, Chief Financial Officer & Associate Vice President

Michael J. McLeod, Director of Financial Operations and Associate Vice President

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