Available 24/7, UMass Lowell Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responds rapidly and professionally to medical emergencies on the UMass Lowell campus. Anyone interested learning more about UMass Lowell EMS or how to participate is encouraged to drop in during posted office hours, or contact us by phone at 978-934-4785 or e-mail: UMass_EMS@uml.edu.
UMass Lowell EMS is committed to organizational growth, team development, and individual accomplishment, through service and community engagement.
We promote core values focused on equity, integrity, collaboration, compassion, and excellence.
UMass Lowell EMS is a Class V Ambulance Service, licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, that provides professional-quality care to the University and its community. We are recognized in the City of Lowell Service Zone Emergency Plan and receive Medical Direction through a partnership with Lowell General Hospital. We also provide medical training to university and community members interest in learning CPR and/or First Aid.
Part of the Office of Life Safety and Emergency Management, UMass Lowell Emergency Medical Services is led by a command staff, including a full time Director, EMS Coordinator, Part-time Assistant Manager and several Field Supervisors. The organization currently has thirty-five certified Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT’s), along with ten cadets, and is rapidly growing.
UMass Lowell EMS is part of the National Collegiate EMS Foundation (NCEMSF), and organization of approximately 300 member colleges from around North America. UMass Lowell EMS was recognized in 2011 as the Collegiate EMS Organization of the year. This honor is bestowed annually upon the school whose Emergency Medical Program exceeds all expectations and serves as pillar of NCEMSF, as well as the "Striving for Excellence" award - a three-year recognition (2016-2019) for a quality service, renewed in 2019. In 2014 and 2019 UMass Lowell EMS was also recognized as a HeartSafe Campus that was awarded to the University for its CPR and AED initiatives in medical education. In February 2018 we were recognized at the Bronze Level as an EMS Ready Campus as well as achieved 2nd place in the Physio Control National Skills Competition.