EMT Rachel Gramlich poses in the Kennedy Arts CenterWe provide immediate medical assistance to anyone in need on campus. Whether it’s an injury, illness, or a more serious medical situation, our EMTs are here to promptly provide first aid, administer basic medical care, and assess the urgency of medical situations. If we determine a need, we transfer care to the ambulance, taking patients to Wynn Hospital.

Call 315-859-4000

Call Campus Safety 24/7 at 315-859-4000. They will coordinate communications with HCEMS. Contact us in the following situations:

Student EMT Serena PersaudMedical Emergency

If you encounter a serious medical situation such as unconsciousness, difficulty breathing, severe allergic reactions, or chest pain, don’t hesitate to call us immediately.


Examples include:

  • Sports-related injury
  • Bleeding that will not stop
  • Injury to the head with lasting symptoms
  • Injury to your arm or leg that is getting worse

Our job is emergency medical care and therefore we do not work to provide help with more minor illnesses or injuries. If you need assistance, your options include:

  • Contacting the health center (during business hours)
  • Calling the RN Fonemed service available through the health center number (after hours and on weekends)
  • Local urgent care
  • Local hospital emergency room
Additional Information

If you have any questions or would like to know more about our emergency medical services agency, please feel free to reach out to the Hamilton College emergency medical services director, David Goldman, at dgoldman@hamilton.edu or ask our EMTs around campus. Note, we start our application process for next year's rookie EMT class at the beginning of the spring semester.

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Thank You, Hamilton Emergency Medical Service Students

The Hamilton community is grateful for the 23 members of Hamilton College Emergency Medical Service (HCEMS). These student volunteers are New York State certified EMTs whose work helps keep the College community safe 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week while classes are in session.

Health Center

Thank You, HCEMS Student Volunteers

November 8 to 14 is National Collegiate EMS Week, and Hamilton acknowledges with thanks the 24 members of the Hamilton College Emergency Medical Service (HCEMS).


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Health Center

Office Location
Johnson Center for Health and Wellness
Office: 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Phone: 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Office: 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Phone: 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Office: 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Phone: 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Office: 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Phone: 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Office: 8:30 - 11:45 a.m.; 1-4 p.m.
Phone: 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.; 1 - 4:30 p.m.
(closed from 8:30-9:30 a.m. on the first Thursday)

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