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Frequently Asked Questions

Questions about Cellular Phones

The university purchased a cell phone for me for business use and has been paying the monthly plan cost. Under the new policy, I hope to receive an allowance. Does that mean I need to purchase the phone from the university so that it will become my personal phone?

The university purchased a cell phone for me for business use and has been paying the monthly plan cost. I don’t want to request an allowance under the new policy, but there are seven months remaining on the phone’s contract and cancellation of it would mean penalties. What do I do?

The university purchased a cell phone for me for business use and has been paying the monthly plan cost. However, I also have a personal cell phone. I would like to be covered under the allowance method. What should I do?

The university purchased a cell phone for me for business use and has been paying the monthly plan cost. Under the new policy, I hope to receive an allowance. Can the contract be switched over to me so that I can have the same phone number?

What are some other options to provide for business communication needs?

What if I use my personal cell phone on a periodic basis for business purposes, do I qualify for an allowance?

My boss called me on my personal cell phone for a business-related purpose while I was on vacation and I incurred extra charges on my phone bill as a result. May I be reimbursed?

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