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Departments   VA-MD Vet Med

About Communications/Switchboard

The college communications/switchboard unit provides a vital telecommunications interface between external and internal users of the college and Veterinary Teaching Hospital. This service area handles between 700 and 1,200 phone calls a day from 7:30 am until 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

Continued communications support is provided after-hours, weekends and holidays by reception personnel and an external answering service.

Contact the Switchboard

Call 540-231-7666 for assistance with any of our services.

Our Services

  • Answering and routing incoming calls
  • Primary hospital client contact and paging service
  • Liaison to VT Communications Network Services (CNS) for ethernet and phone installation and relocation
  • Key and lock assignments for college facilities
  • Radio and paging equipment assignments and repair
  • Electronic text paging/messaging and archives
  • Liaison to VT Parking Services for coordinating access to college facilities and parking during VT athletic events