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Hampshire College Emergency Medical Service

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In case of a life-threatening emergency, dial 911.

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Our Services

Urgent medical care on the Hampshire campus

Our services are open to students, faculty, staff, and visitors.

We provide assistance with urgent medical needs that are not life-threatening.

Our student EMTs can provide

  • Medical evaluation
  • Urgent medical treatment

Although we do not provide transportation to the hospital, patients may request ambulance transport via Amherst Fire Department or a Mutual Aid Agency.

If you wish to speak to a counselor, or are concerned for your mental well-being, please refer to Health Services’ guide to Counseling Services, which includes a wide range of options.

Examples of reasons to call us

  • Suspected alcohol poisoning
  • Head injury
  • Cuts, sprains, breaks, and other bodily injuries
  • Excessive vomiting
  • Anything you feel that you might need medical assistance with! If you're unsure, give us a call: We're happy to come and check you out!

Hours of Operation

We are currently staffed weekend days and nights:

  • Friday, 8 p.m. - Saturday, 4 a.m.
  • Saturday, 11 a.m. - Sunday, 4 a.m.
  • Sunday, 11 a.m. - Monday, 4 a.m.

Contact

To request the EMTs

Dial 413.559.5424

To report non-life-threatening safety or security matters

Contact Campus Safety and Security

For general information

Contact the director(s) at hampshirecollegeems@gmail.com or like us on Facebook.

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Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
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