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If you have an emergency on campus, call x6000 (713-348-6000) or pick up any blue-light phone. If you have an off-campus emergency, dial 9-1-1.

Outside EMS Courses

Several institutions, including community colleges and EMS agencies offer classes which satisfy the requirements for testing as an EMT (Basic, Intermediate, and Paramedic). These classes are not always transferable for Rice credit. Students are encouraged to check with the various organizations to verify that their curriculum is up-to-date with national standards. Contact us if you need help finding the appropriate course. Some organizations from which EMTs have taken courses in the past include:


Cypress Creek EMS

HCC EMS Academy

San Jacinto College

Lone Star College