Campus EMS

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About Campus EMS

Hours of Operation

Thursday-Saturday | 7pm-3am

What Campus EMS Does

911 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 2021-2022 inaugural operations

COVID-19 Relief

  • Assists UNC Campus Health in their efforts to provide relief to the UNC-CH community
  • 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 our FREE HeartSafe Bystander CPR and First Aid education courses.

  • Volunteered over 300 hours at both COVID-19 and Influenza vaccination clinics
  • Stabilize and treat patients during mass casualty incidents with Orange County EMS including Halloween, the NCAA Final Four Basketball Game, and the NCAA Championship Basketball Game
  • 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
  • Became Mental Health First Aid certified to respond to the needs of our peers
Halloween MCI Staffing

Halloween MCI Staffing

Treatment Center UNC vs. KU NCAA Basketball Championship Game

Treatment Center UNC vs. KU NCAA Basketball Championship Game

Treatment Center UNC vs. Duke NCAA Basketball Final Four Game

Treatment Center UNC vs. Duke NCAA Basketball Final Four Game

Campus EMS High-Fidelity Simulation Training

Campus EMS High-Fidelity Simulation Training

Community Outreach Bystander Education Training

Community Outreach Bystander Education Training


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:

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

Sarah Torzone


Sophia Dhrolia

assistant chief

Jimmy Petrongelli Jr.

Advisory Board

Ishan Khosla

Advisory Board

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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 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 24 hours of continuing education annually

Join us!

  • We are looking for enthusiastic and dedicated students passionate about providing the best possible care to our Carolina community!
  • Interest meetings will be held throughout the semester. Dates will be published on our social media when available.
    • Contact us to get more details regarding these meetings
    • Zoom link to meeting
  • Come visit us at Fall Fest 2023!
  • The application process to join us in FALL 2022 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.
    *Applications for Fall 2022 are now closed. We will be accepting applications again at the beginning of the Fall 2023 semester.*
Campus EMS Application

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