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Suggested Personal Voice Mail Greetings


Hello, you have reached the Office of ___________ at Humboldt State University. I am either on the phone or away from my desk. Please leave a message with your name and telephone number at the tone. Your call will be returned as soon as possible. Thank you for calling.

Hello, this is _________ of the _____ department at Humboldt State University. I am unable to take your call at the moment but if you will leave your name, telephone number and a brief message at the tone, I’ll return your call as soon as possible. Thank you.

Greeting played when you are on the phone.

Not a feature of the new system. See first greeting above to address this issue.

Extended Absence (New System Out-of-Office Greeting)

(The OneBox system does NOT inform callers they cannot leave a message. We recommend that you address this in your greeting as well as an estimated return date.)

Hello, you have the reached the office of ________. I am currently away from the office and will not return until (enter date). This mailbox will not accept messages in my absence. If you need assistance before my return, please contact _______ at 707 826-____ or extension_______ Thank you.