Personal telephones installed in dorms

Posted by - - 1980s, Builders

In 1988, each residence hall room received its own telephone line, marking the end of an era. Gone were the days of using a shared phone in dorm lobbies, taking messages for hallmates, and hogging the phone line. Pictured here is Dayna Coleman at Fieldhouse Registration that first year, handing out long-distance codes assigned to each student.