Campus EMS

For all Inquiries, please email us at [email protected]

About Campus EMS

Hours of Operation

Thursday-Saturday | 7 p.m. - 3 a.m.

What Campus EMS Does

Medical Response

  • Serves as a first-responder agency and provides patient care at the EMT-B level to help those experiencing medical emergencies on UNC Main Campus
  • Stabilizes and prepares patients to be transported for an average of 13 minutes before transporting unit arrival
  • Average response time of 4 minutes in 2022-2023 operations
  • Members ride on neighboring county ambulances to experience different EMS systems and a wide-variety of call types throughout the semester
  • Assists UNC Campus Health in patient care throughout the various Campus Health clinics
  • Work as vaccinators with Campus Health in the Student Stores Pharmacy & Orange County

Campus Outreach

Please contact us using the emails on the "Contact Campus EMS Leaders" tab for bystander education course inquiries. Please use this link to register for FREE HeartSafe Bystander CPR and First Aid education courses. All questions regarding CPR classes can be directed to [email protected].

  • Volunteered over 300 hours at both COVID-19 and Influenza vaccination clinics during fall of 2022, giving over 4,000 immunizations to students, faculty, and staff
  • Stabilize and treat patients during mass casualty incidents with Orange County EMS including Halloween, NCAA events, etc.
  • Help educate students on life-saving skills & public health issues through designing and teaching community education courses
  • Lead initiatives to promote equality for all students

UNC Campus EMS is unable to provide event standby services at this time. If you are looking for EMS standby services for campus events, we recommend contacting South Orange Rescue Squad (SORS) for assistance.

2023-2024 UNC Campus EMS

2023-2024 UNC Campus EMS

Campus EMS High-Fidelity Simulation Training

Campus EMS High-Fidelity Simulation Training

Training with UNC Air Care

Training with UNC Air Care

Treatment Center UNC vs. Duke NCAA Basketball Final Four Game

Treatment Center UNC vs. Duke NCAA Basketball Final Four Game

2023-2024 UNC EMS Officers

2023-2024 UNC EMS Officers

Training with UNC Air Care

Training with UNC Air Care

HeartSafe: Bystander CPR and First Aid Education Course

HeartSafe: Bystander CPR and First Aid Education Course

2023 Halloween MCI Staffing

2023 Halloween MCI Staffing

Fall Fest 2022

Fall Fest 2022

Hanging Out with RJ

Hanging Out with RJ

UNC Give Event

UNC Give Event

Donations

UNC Campus EMS is funded by UNC Campus Health as well as through generous donations from our community. Any and all donations to our mission are greatly appreciated! You may use this link to donate to our donation fund: https://give.unc.edu/donate?p=main&f=602451

UNC Campus EMS would like to give a special thank you to UNC Parents Council for their donation to assist with crucial start-up equipment. We greatly appreciate the UNC Parents Council’s support of UNC Campus EMS in our pursuit of service for the Carolina community.

Campus EMS Leaders

Paige Summerhill

Chief

[email protected]

Emily Bell

Chief

[email protected]

Aneesh Shakthy

Assistant Chief

[email protected]

Ada Watkins

Operations Officer

Samhitha Pudipeddi

Logistics Officer

Katherine Lopez

Community Outreach

Vaishnavi Kode

Community Outreach

Join Campus EMS

Eligibility & Requirements

  • Must be a freshman or sophomore undergraduate student enrolled in at least 3 credit hours per semester at UNC-Chapel Hill
  • Must maintain a GPA of 2.7 or higher
  • Hold a valid North Carolina EMT-B certification (or higher) and AHA BLS CPR certification
    • For out-of-state & NREMT applicants North Carolina offers reciprocity. You can find information on this process here. Do not hesitate to contact us with any questions regarding obtaining reciprocity
  • Required to complete 1-3 shifts monthly
  • Attend all training & complete 3 hours of continuing education monthly
  • Participate in outreach efforts, including vaccination clinics and other medical duties on campus

Join us!

  • We are looking for enthusiastic and dedicated students passionate about providing the best possible care to our Carolina community!
  • Interested in joining in Fall 2024?
  • If you are interested in joining UNC EMS in Fall 2024, we strongly recommend attending one of our interest meetings before applying to learn more about the organization and our application process. These meetings will also give you the opportunity to talk with current members of UNC EMS so we can get to know you better! Please fill out the Google Form linked below to sign up:
  • *Applications for the Fall 2024 semester will close 09/20/24 at 11:59PM*

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