Help: Updating Phone Information

Phone Definitions

Employees have a Current and UM Work phone, and may have a Mobile phone. Students (including those who are employees) may have a Current, Permanent, and Mobile phone. New and prospective students may have a Current and Permanent phone.

Current Address Voice
(employees, students, and prospective students)
Phone number associated with the current place of residence.
(students and prospective students only)
Phone number associated with the permanent place of residence, if different from current.
UM Work (First) Address Voice
(employees only)
Phone number associated with the primary UM Work address
UM Work (Second) Address Voice
(employees only)
Phone number associated with the secondary UM Work address.
(employees, students, and prospective students)
A mobile phone number that is not associated with any particular residence or work location.


Students: Campus Personal Information > Phone Numbers

Employees: Campus Personal Information > Phone Numbers

New and Prospective Students: New and Prospective Student Business > Phone Numbers

Step-By-Step Instructions

Modifying an Existing Phone Number

  1. Replace the Phone Type with the applicable value from the drop-down list and/or enter the applicable data in the Telephone (e.g., 734/555-1234), Ext, Country and Preferred fields.
  2. Click SAVE.
  3. Click OK on the Save Confirmation page.

Adding a Phone Number

  2. Select a Phone Type from the drop-down list.
  3. Enter the 3-digit area code and 7-digit phone number (e.g., 734/555-1234) in the Telephone field.
  4. If applicable, enter the Ext and Country fields and/or check the Preferred box.
  5. Click SAVE.
  6. Click OK on the Save Confirmation page.

Deleting a Phone Number

  1. Click Delete next to the phone number to be deleted.
  2. Click Yes - Delete on the Delete Confirmation page.
    Note: Click No - Do Not Delete to cancel.
  3. Click SAVE.

Phone Information Fields

Phone Type Enables you to select the type of phone number. Each phone number must have a unique type.
Telephone Enter the phone number.
Note: You cannot add a future phone number. Instead modify the phone type after the change becomes effective.
Ext Enter an extension.
Country (Optional) Enter a dialing prefix for an international phone number.

Related Topics

Updating Address Information

Contact Information

Students: Contact the Registrar's Office at or phone (734) 764-6280.

Employees: Contact the Shared Services Center at 5-2000 from the Ann Arbor Campus, 734-615-2000 from the local Ann Arbor area, or 1-866-647-7657 for toll-free long distance.  The Shared Services Center is open Monday - Friday 8:00-5:00

Prospective Students: Contact your admitting office.