Conference Calling

Use the conference calling service to collaborate with colleagues to discuss ideas, make decisions and get work done. Chat with peers on campus or host a presentation for followers around the world. FSU’s conference calling options give you the freedom to schedule calls anytime, anywhere, for up to 150 participants. Lines are toll-free and ideal for everything from small, spur-of-the-moment discussions to large-scale, official presentations and webinars. The following conference call options are available at FSU:

Six-Way conferencing | feature on VoIP phones that allows individuals to add up to five people to an existing call

Meet Me conferencing | designated line that allows up to 150 participants to dial in using a toll-free number and passcode

Conference Phone | units available for rent or purchase for conference calling in meeting and conference rooms

Available To

  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Departments

Features

  • Freedom to schedule calls 24/7
  • Increased call capacity supports up to 150 participants per call
  • Toll-free calls can be originated or joined from anywhere in the world
  • Touchtone commands for roll call, recordings, conference continuation and more
  • Ability to schedule and manage calls online or via an Outlook add-in

Requirements

Six-Way Conferencing

The call must be initiated from an on-campus VoIP line.

Meet Me Conferencing

Access to the call requires the use of host and participant passcodes, which are assigned when the line is set up.

Conference Phone

The unit requires an active analog phone line. Customers without an analog phone line will need to place an order to have one activated.

Cost

There is no charge for Six-Way and Meet Me conferencing.

Conference phones are available to rent at a rate of $15 per day.

Six-Way Conferencing

  1. Call the first conference participant
  2. From the VoIP phone screen, press Conf
  3. Dial the telephone number or call the person from the contacts list
  4. Press Join when the person answers the call
  5. To add another person, press Add and repeat steps 3 and 4

Meet Me Conferencing

Place an order with the following information:

  • Services: Non-Billable Services/Products>Meet-Me-Conference
  • Details of Request: Meet Me Voice Conference

Conference Phone Rental

Place an order with the following information:

  • Services: Other Telecom (Non-Recurring)>Conference Phone Rental

Additional Information

For additional conference calling instructions or options, refer to the manual for your phone on our Equipment Pricing webpage. 

FAQs
HELP

Create a repair ticket with the following information:

  1. Select: Telephone Line/Service/Equipment 
  2. Details of Repair Request: Enter a brief description of the problem

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