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The On Call Center (OCC) 

The OCC is a 'hoteling' space for medical students and residents when scheduled for overnight call.

The OCC area is equipped with a kitchenette, complete with refrigerator, toaster, microwave and eating area.  The OCC area also includes a lounge with comfortable furniture and television for use while on call.   The OCC has wi-fi and cell phone reception, which has been tested for the major carriers.  A clinical computer will be available soon.

The OCC is located on the A Level of the Hospital. 
Walking from the Medical Schooltowards the Hospital, take a Right into the first hallway on A Level.  You will pass the Parking Office, and the Neurology Clinic.  The OCC will appear on the right immediately after Interpreter Services (located between the yellow and orange elevators).

Sleeping Rooms

         • 4 multi bed rooms that can accommodate 4-8 students. 
1 private room for students with special considerations.
3 additional private rooms are designated for Resident use
           only in the OCC.

There are private male / female bathrooms.

Available in the hallway by the A Level Fitness Center.

         • Access to the OCC is through your UMMS Student ID Badge.
For additional security, each bedroom door is 'locked' with
            a Code key.

          All students were informed of this code via email.  If you've
          misplaced the code, please contact the Office of Student Affairs
          via email at
student.affairs@umassmed.edu and the code
          will be sent to you or stop by the Office of Student Affairs. 

Reserving a room
        • Rooms area available on a first come first served basis. 
A sign in sheet is located on the front of each bedroom. 
        • If a bed is available, sign in. 
        • Please be sure to change the sign on the door to reflect
           "Male or Female" occupants in the room for that evening.

        • For Housekeeping issues please contact the number located
           inside of each room.
For administrative/logistical questions please contact Judy
           Holewa at 508-856-1829 or judy.holewa@umassmed.edu
           or the Office of Student Affairs.