The Telecommunications Department coordinates wireless service for
departments at Syracuse University.
All wireless carriers offer plans which provide "buckets" or pools of minutes with national calling plans, text messaging and data service. Some will provide free telephones; the equipment costs vary depending on which phone or Smart phoneis selected. Post paid plans for iPads are now available. For further information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org via email or at 443-4730.
To obtain service with any of these cellular carriers:
- Please print the "Wireless Service Authorization Form"
- Fill out the wireless authorization form, obtain required authorized signatures within your department,
provide a chart string, then scan the form and email it to email@example.com. You can also fax the completed form to (315) 443-1819.
- Select the carrier, choose your equipment and then contact the representative above to order. Available equipment can be viewed by visiting http:\att.com/wireless, www.verizonwireless.com, or www.nextel.com. Our representative will provide you with Syracuse University pricing and place the order for the service.
- Your monthly charges will be added to SU's main account and
Telecommunications will pay the bill each month. Your department will be provided details of cellular charges and calls and will be billed on the
monthly telecommunications statement.
Some cellular carriers offer discounts to eligible employees and students:
For International Travelers:
Please click here to request international data/calling plans. Please note that Telecommunications requires 5 days' notice for all requests to allow for processing time.
FCC Tip Sheet: Wireless World Travel Made Simple
Telecommunications has several international phones with GSM technology. They are available on a first come first serve basis. You will be required to pay the $25.00 monthly service fee for the phone, plus the costs of your usage while traveling abroad. Rates vary per country, please contact Telecommunication at ext. 4730 for more information or visit:
Tips for International Cell Phone Use
AT&T International Travel
Tips for iPhone International Travelers
Tips for ATT Mobility International Travelers
Click here for an AT&T International Roaming Data Calculator
Verizon International Travel
International Rates and Instructions for Verizon Wireless
ATT iPhone Overview
ATT iPhone Overview