To reach 9-1-1 emergency services
- Dial 9 + 911.
Local area calls
To reach another Stanford telephone
- Dial the last five digits of the telephone number.
For example, if the number is 725-4357, dial 5-4357.
Note: The Stanford system serves the University, the Medical Center, and on-campus student residences. Stanford phones have 10-digit numbers beginning with area code and 497, 498, 721, 723, 724, 725, or 736 (e.g., 650-725-4357). Note that from a non-Stanford phone, a caller must dial your full 10-digit phone number to reach you; non-Stanford callers cannot dial a five-digit number to reach you.
To reach an off-campus phone within the local area (all area codes including 650)
- Dial 1 + area code + seven-digit telephone number.
Long distance calls
Area code 650 outside the local area
- Dial 1 + 650 + seven-digit telephone number
Outside 650 within the U.S. and Canada
- Dail 1 + area code + seven-digit telephone number
International dialing is not available from student phone numbers.
Calls to directory information
Information for Stanford
Information for Stanford University and Medical Center is provided by the Stanford operator.
- Dial 200
Information for area code 650
- Dial 9 + 411
Information for other area codes
- Dial 1 + area code + 555-1212