Campus EMS

About Campus EMS


Provide high-quality emergency medical care to all members of UNC Chapel Hill while promoting a more holistic approach to the well being of our community

Hours of Operation

Thursday-Saturday | 7pm-3am

What Campus EMS Does

911 Response (Starting Fall 2021!)

  • Serve as a first-responder agency and provide patient care at the EMT-B level to help those experiencing medical emergencies
  • Bridge the gap between UNC students and other emergency providers such as Orange County EMS, Chapel Hill FD, and UNC Public Safety
  • Stabilize and prepare patients to be transported by an Ambulance if needed

COVID-19 Relief

  • Assist UNC Campus Health in their efforts to provide relief to the UNC-CH community
  • Work as vaccinators with Campus Health & Orange County
  • Operate as a strike team for testing to help control the impact of COVID-19 outbreaks on campus

Campus Outreach

  • Available to answer calls regarding medical issues after Campus Health's normal business hours
    • For all emergencies please call 911!
  • Help educate students on life-saving skills & public health issues
  • Lead initiatives to promote equality for all students


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! If you would like to donate please contact us for next steps!

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.

Contact Campus EMS Leaders

Ishan Khosla


Sarah Torzone


Jimmy Petrongelli Jr.

Advisory Board

Erica Scherer

Advisory Board

Join Campus EMS

Eligibility & Requirements

  • Must be an 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 current 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 one shift weekly
  • Attend all trainings & complete 24 hours of continuing eduction annually

Join us!

  • Interest meetings will be held throughout the semester
    • Contact us to get more details regarding these meetings
    • Zoom link to meeting
  • The application process consists of the written application below followed by an interview and skills assessment. We will reach out to you after reviewing your written application to provide you with more information regarding the in-person components.

By clicking submit, you are submitting your agreement to the above parameters and verifying the information on this application is accurate as you know it.

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