To start off the new year, ITS is happy to announce that all full-time employee phone numbers will now be stored and maintained in the Office 365 people directory. Please read below about how to look up an employee’s office phone number and request a change if needed.
Please note, this directory is for employee office phone numbers only.
How to Search
Office 365 for the web (Wumail)
From the “People” screen in Office 365, search for a person. You will see their entire phone number listed right under their name. As we all know, the last 4 numbers is their office extension. The screen capture below shows the returned search result for the name “Robert” and the phone number below the email address.
Outlook desktop client for Windows
Search the address book. Select the radio button for “more columns” and change the drop down to “Offline Global Address List” or “Global Address List”, then enter the the name you are searching and hit “Go”.
Outlook desktop client for MacOS
Search the address book. Search all fields in the Widener Directory, the enter the name you are searching and the name should appear. Click on the employee’s name from the search results and the contact window will display the phone number. The following screen shot shows a sample search.
Request a Phone Number Change
Should you find a number that needs revision please open up a QuickTicket at quickticket.widener.edu , choose “Phone Directory Change”, enter the updated information and submit the ticket.