Student Facilities in the Remsen Building
The designated site on the Hanover campus where all Geisel students can find a welcoming place in which to relax, study, and interact with each other is the Remsen Lounge and associated areas. The intent is to provide all students with a place to call their own and be accessible 24 hours a day. Students may bring issues or concerns regarding these facilities to the attention of the Student Affairs Office by emailing Geisel.Student.Affairs@Dartmouth.edu .
Remsen Level 3
Located on Remsen Level 3 are a kitchen facility and a lounge equipped with a big screen TV and telephone. We ask you to help us conserve energy by turning off lights and ceiling fans when not in use. Also, on Remsen Level 3 you will find the Student Affairs Office, the Office for Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement (DICE), and Geisel Financial Aid. Please note staff and their office locations below:
Alison Holmes, MD, MPH, #303
Michelle Chamley, #334
Taryn Weinstein, MS, #336A
Margot Gueldenzoph, #302
Kate Adams, #302A
Shawn O’Leary, #333
Tina Hoisington, #301
Minnie Slater, #335
Also, on Remsen 3 are offices for On Doctoring and Learning Services, along with a variety of small group rooms.
Remsen Level 2
On Remsen Level 2, you will find a game room (Room #224) and a bathroom/shower facility (Room #225) as well as several rooms which are used as classrooms, conference rooms or study rooms. These classrooms are reserved through the Event Management System (EMS). Many of the faculty members in the Department of Medical Education have offices on Remsen 2.
Remsen Level 5
On Remsen Level 5, you will find the UME Central Affairs Office (Room 515) and the Office of Evaluation & Assessment.
Security / Keypad Code
Both Remsen Level 2 and Level 3 facilities will be locked after regular working hours and on weekends. You may access the student areas after hours using the keypads on the door entrances.
The access codes are confidential. For your security, these codes will be changed periodically; you will be notified via e-mail of any changes.
Visitors are welcome providing they are accompanied by a student. For your safety and the security of the equipment located in the lounge area, please do not prop the doors open after hours. Also note that the lounge is not a space that can be reserved for private functions, smoking is prohibited, and pets must be on a leash and directly supervised by their owners always. Additional details on pets may be found under the Pet Policy.
All students who park at the Hanover campus must register your vehicle with the parking office. Visit the Parking and Transportation Services web page for pertinent information.
Some students ride bicycles to school as their mode of transportation. Bicycle racks are located near the main (front) entrance of the Medical School for the convenience of these bike riders. Bicycles are not permitted inside or to be stored in the Remsen Student Lounge or associated areas.
Located off the Remsen lounge, you will find coat hooks and storage cubbies have been installed for student use. Absolutely no bikes are allowed in the mudroom. Any bikes found will be confiscated without warning.
Preclinical student lockers are located in several places: Vail level 2 outside Chilcott Auditorium, Vail 200E, Remsen 103 and Remsen 104. Students will be assigned a locker to use during Phase I and are responsible for providing their own lock.
During Phase II and III, students will have access to lockers at DHMC.
Link to Smoking Policy (DHMC)
The Remsen Level 3 kitchen has microwaves, a toaster oven, a coffee machine, and student refrigerators. It is a shared space, so staff members have equal access. It is up to students to keep this space clean and neat, including the timely disposal of perishable items from the student refrigerator. Please report any major spills to the Office of Student Affairs. Students have access to all kitchen cabinets. Do not leave perishables in the cabinets.
Classroom and Meeting Space
You may reserve rooms in Remsen and Vail by accessing the Virtual EMS System. All rooms have use schedules posted outside the door. Before using any room for general study please check the room schedule posted outside the door for potential conflicts.
Bathroom and Shower Facility
The bathroom and shower facility on Remsen level 2 (room 225) is available for the use of all. Please do not use this area as permanent storage of personal items.
Noise Level on Remsen Level 2 and 3
Be respectful of departmental offices and small group teaching space on Remsen Level 2 and 3. Noise should be kept at a reasonable level.
Use of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Facilities
The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) Campus was constructed to provide for medical care, education and research. Below are some important regulations pertaining to the DHMC Lebanon campus.
Geisel year 1 and 2 students must register their vehicles with the Dartmouth College Parking Office and may park in Lots 1, 2, 3, 9, or 20 when on the DHMC campus. Geisel year 3 and 4 students must register their vehicles with the DHMC Security Office and may park in Lots 1, 2, 3, 9 or 20 when on the DHMC campus. All students must comply with the current published DHMC parking rules while on the DHMC campus
DHMC Pet Policy
Due to New Hampshire State regulations for health care facilities, personal pets are not permitted in the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center building. Working dogs such as seeing-eye dogs or personal assistance dogs are permitted.
DHMC has many conference rooms that may be booked through Conference Services for studying. Geisel issues an annual memo delineating the spaces available to Geisel students for studying. Students should not be studying in public hallways, corridors or in the Mall. Geisel students observed studying in inappropriate areas will be asked to relocate.
Rubin Auditorium G and conference rooms 1 East/West, 2 East and 2 West are kept locked and may be reserved. Arrangements to use these rooms must be made in advance. The Zimmermann Student Lounge may be used for studying. The lobby area outside of the lounge may be used for study purposes if needed. Unless scheduled or properly authorized, students are not allowed on hospital property between the hours of 8:30 p.m. and 5:00 a.m.
Zimmermann Medical Student Lounge at DHMC
The Marie and John Zimmermann Student Lounge, Rubin Building, Level 4 at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center was made possible by a generous gift of the Marie and John Zimmermann Foundation. The Lounge is in memory of Marie Zimmermann, the late wife of Mr. John C. Zimmermann III, Dartmouth College Class of 1953. The Zimmermann Lounge provides a designated area on the Lebanon campus where all Geisel students can find a welcoming place in which to relax, study, and interact with each other. The intent is to provide all students with a place to call their own and to use 24 hours a day. Noise levels must be kept to reasonable levels. Please remember you are in a health care facility so we expect that you will act appropriately.
Also located here is a Wellness Center for M3 and M4 students, kitchen facilities (microwave and refrigerator), as well as a lounge equipped with a TV, telephone and fax machine. It is up to you to keep this space clean and neat. The phone/fax machine number is 603-650-8635. Please note the telephone and fax machine are supported by the Student Activity Fee and were implemented for medical student use. The lounge area is accessible 24/7.
Lounge Security / Keypad Code
There is a keypad located on the right-hand side of the wall outside the main entrance to the lounge. For security purposes students must gain entrance by using a confidential access code. The confidential access code is available to all Geisel students through the Geisel Student Affairs Office. Once the buttons on the keypad have been depressed you have seven (7) seconds to open the door. Visitors are welcome if they are accompanied by a student.
Students may bring issues or concerns regarding this facility to the attention of the Student Affairs Office by emailing Geisel.Student.Affairs@Dartmouth.edu.
Use of Bicycles
Some students ride bicycles to school as their mode of transportation. DHMC provides bicycle racks near the major entrances for the convenience of these bike riders. Bicycles are not permitted (or to be stored) in the Zimmermann Student Lounge area or in any DHMC buildings.
Use of Alcohol
All students should be aware of the Dartmouth College policy on alcohol and the liquor laws of the State of New Hampshire. Violation of these regulations or laws may result in disciplinary action as described in the Geisel Student Handbook. Special exceptions to the policy may be granted by the Associate Dean of Student Affairs in conjunction with appropriate officials at DHMC.
Computers and a printer/scanner have been provided for your use. Please report any technical malfunctions to the Office of Student Affairs. Please let the Clinical Education Office on Rubin Level 4 know when paper supplies or ink cartridges get low.
OOPS Line – DHMC Housekeeping Department
If you spill food/drink in the Zimmermann Student Lounge area, please call the OOPS Line at DHMC immediately. (The internal OOPS phone number is 5-6677.) You will need to provide the room number and the building. The Housekeeping Department OOPS team responds to all reported spills/messes that occur at the medical center in a timely manner. Please don’t be afraid to use it.
Housekeeping requests that if you have a coffee spill on the carpet or furniture please dilute the spill with cold water immediately and then call the OOPS Line.