The mission of University of Minnesota Emergency Medical Service (UMEMS) is to provide rapid medical response to any emergency medical situation at athletic and special events at the University. UMEMS also provides an educational program to the members of the team and to the University community.
About 90 volunteers, mostly students from the University of Minnesota, serve on the UMEMS team. Volunteers are certified Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs).
UMEMS has its own first aid rooms at the following venues:
- Mariucci Arena
- Ridder Arena & Tennis Facility
- Northrop Auditorium
- Sports Pavilion
- Williams Arena
- TCF Bank Stadium