Medical Response Unit (MRU)

Student Health & Wellness Center, the University Emergency Medicine Student Association (UEMSA), and USF Student Government have collaborated to develop a Medical Response Unit (MRU) Program at the University of South Florida's Tampa campus.

The MRU Service provides on-scene Basic Life Support (BLS) medical interventions for students, staff, faculty, and guests of the USF Tampa campus by calling 813.974.4MRU (813.974.4678). The MRU Service hours of operation coincide with Student Health & Wellness Center ' hours of operation: Monday through Friday 9AM to 7PM.

The MRU Service is staffed by state and nationally certified paramedics, EMTs, and emergency medical responders (EMRs). The MRU will provide free courtesy medical transportation to and from Student Health & Wellness Center, the Morsani Institute, the on-campus residence halls for students, the (VA) James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital Hospital and Advent Health Hospital.

Who should I call, the MRU or 9-1-1?

Click here to learn more about who to call in a given situation. If you are not sure, call 9-1-1.

USF MRU truck with the team.

     How the MRU Can Help You and Some Examples:
illnesses injuries splinting
bleeding nausea burns
broken bones cuts stomach pain


For detailed questions on the MRU's services, contact Austin Jared, Operations Coordinator via email
USF Medical Response Unit