Prospective Members

Interested in becoming a UD EMS member?
Each spring in March and April, a class of approximately 20 students is chosen to join our organization and become trained as certified EMT-Basics. If you are affiliated with the University as an undergraduate then you are eligible for membership. Absolutely no medical experience is needed. We will train you!

Interested in seeing what we actually do?
Would you like to spend a night spend a night riding with us to see what we actually do? This spring semester we will be allowing prospective members and anyone else who is interested in learning more about our organization to ride with us during a weekend overnight shift. If you are interested, please sign up on the link below.

You are permitted to sign up for only ONE slot. If you sign up for multiple, the Assistant Chief of Personnel has the right to remove you from both. After signing up, you should receive an email from the ACP within 3 days explaining further directions and confirming your ride-along time. If you do not receive a confirmation email within the 3 days, please email If you sign up for a shift, you must be available for the entirety of the shift. If you are unavailable for any portion of the shift, please do not sign up for that one.

In addition, we hold informational sessions and open houses where we invite prospective members to learn more specifics about UD EMS as well as interact and get to know UD EMS members. 

Spring 2017 Recruitment Events:

Informational Sessions
Tuesday, March 7th - SC 301, 8-9pm
Wednesday, March 8th - SC 301, 8-9pm
Tuesday, March 14th - SC 301, 8-9pm
Ice Cream Social

Friday, March 10th - 214 Lawnview

Application and Interview
The first step in applying for membership is filling out an application. The APPLICATION is available March 1st and is due March 31st at 11:59pm.

If you are already a certified EMT, please do NOT fill out an application. Rather, please contact our Assistant Chief of Personnel at if you are interested in joining our organization. 

Please fill out the application entirely. Please note, you will only be allowed to submit the application ONE time. However, following submission, your answers may be edited  using the link that will be sent to the email address you provide. Do not delete that email, as it will be unrecoverable. 
Applications will close at 11:59 p.m. on March 31st. After this time, no further applications will be accepted. No exceptions. Do not expect to hear about the status of your application until after the applications close. You will be notified if you have received an interview within the first week of April. Interviews will be held sometime in beginning or middle of April. Please check our website frequently for solidified dates regarding interviews. 

If at any point in time you have any questions regarding the application process, please email our Assistant Chief of Personnel at

Acceptance in to our program is based on a number of factors including, but not limited to, your application, interview, leadership experience, and the competitiveness of other candidates. If you are accepted, you will take the EMT class, which is paid for by public safety, in the fall with the other incoming members. The class begins one week before school starts, and is typically 2-3 nights per week from 6-10pm. You will also begin to work shifts with the squad in the fall.

Learn More
If you are interested in learning more about UD EMS, click here. You may also contact our Assistant Chief of Personnel, Tori Spradling at and she can help you schedule an observation shift with UD EMS. You will need to fill out our release form before observing. This form will become available in the spring semester.

Already an EMT?
Contact the Assistant Chief of Personnel, Tori Spradling, at to set up a time to apply and get to know us. We are not always in a position where we can accept new members, however, we always encourage applying.


Contact Us

Emergency Medical Services

214 Lawnview Ave 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 

937-229-2121 (emergency) 937-627-8273 (non-emergency)