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Use of Telephone

Prompt and courteous answer to telephone calls are very important. Telephone manners make or lose friends on or off our campus.

Southern Polytechnic State University telephone lines must be kept clear for business use. Incoming personal telephone calls to employees and outgoing personal calls by employees are discouraged except in cases of an emergency. Personal long distance telephone calls will not be charged to the institution.

GIST Network, the GIST lines will be used for official business only. Official long distance calls will be placed on the GIST Network. Use of this Network for personal calls would constitute misuse of state funds.