BGSU Fax Server Number and Account Request

Who can use it?

BGSU faculty and staff. 

What is it?

The process for requesting a new number and account for the BGSU fax server.

Where to get it?

To request a new BGSU fax server number and account, please complete the Request New Account form.

Please note: ITS recommends reviewing the Data Use and Protection Policy prior to submitting your request. If data you receive via fax is classified as restricted, you are not eligible to use the BGSU fax server and must continue to use a physical fax machine.  

To request a physical fax machine/account please complete the Request New Telephone Service form. 

How to use it?

Upon requesting a new fax number on the BGSU fax server, a new fax number will be created and associated with the provided email address. Any incoming faxes are then routed to the inbox of the provided address. For more information on using the BGSU  fax server to send a fax, or to review the advantages of converting to the fax server, General BGSU Fax Server Information article. 

If you wish to have faxes sent to a group of users, you can Request a Listserv email address be created comprised of all users needing to receive the fax messages. Use the listserv email address as the email address to receive fax messages when completing your fax account/conversion request.

How much does it cost?

There are no costs associated with this service.