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Prospective Members

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Are you interested in being kept up to date with all of our events? Please email to be added to our email list and get notifications about any recruitment and informational events we will have this year!



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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 EMTs. If you are a rising sophomore or rising junior at the University of Dayton, 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 riding with us to see what we actually do? We allow prospective members and anyone else who is interested in learning more about our organization to ride with us during overnight and weekend day shifts during the spring semester. More details about this opportunity and how to sign up are posted on our Instagram page and communicated through our prospective member email list as the opportunity approaches. 

Application and Interview

The first step in applying for membership is filling out an application. Applications each year open March 1st and close March 31st at 11:59pm. Here is the application link: 2024 UD EMS Application

Interviews are held sometime in early/mid April and interviewees will be contacted soon after March 31st with communication regarding your application.

Already Certified EMTs

If you are already a certified EMT, please contact our Assistant Chief of Personnel, Ameah McVan, at if you are interested in joining our organization. We are not in a position where we can accept pre-certified EMTs because our newly accepted member’s training is funded by Public Safety and we like to provide the largest number of students with the opportunity to become EMTs. However, on the rare occasions where member-numbers change throughout the academic year, we are able to reach out to members on this pre-certified list to step in. You are encouraged to reach out and we appreciate your service!


Acceptance into UD EMS 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 training course, which is completely funded 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. For more information, see Education & Training. 


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

Emergency Information

Call 911 from UD campus phones*

Call (937) 229-2121 from all other phones

*Non-campus phones and cell phones will reach the Montgomery County Regional Dispatch Center when dialing 911. Add (937) 229-2121 to your cell phone for emergency calls to University of Dayton Public Safety.


Department of Public Safety 937-229-2131 (administrative offices)

Fitz Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2914