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:

To be Announced 

Application and Interview
The first step in applying for membership is filling out an application. The APPLICATION is available March 1st and is due April 1st at 11:59pm. Once applications are reviewed, approximately 40 applicants will be chosen to be interviewed by a selection committee. Interviews will take place on April 8th and 9th. 

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)