Medical Response Unit (MRU)

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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).

Hours of Operation: The MRU Service hours of operation coincide with Student Health & Wellness Center hours of operation: Monday-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.

Closed during University Closures:
We are closed on weekends and when USF is closed. See a list of University Holidays HERE.

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 Medical Response Unit
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.

For detailed questions on the MRU's services contact:
Austin Jared, EMS Commander or John Beauchemin, EMS Operations Coordinator 
via email  

To learn more about our services, join the team, or to request medical coverage at your event, please click the links below: