Administrative Services

Purple Star of Life

Western Emergency Medical Services

Western EMS is a professional, volunteer, non-transport Basic Life Support (BLS) Service. Members provide direct patient care to the Western Illinois University population and visitors to the campus.

Western EMS personnel must complete rigorous training, continuing education, and evaluation programs to be eligible for membership. Members are selected on the basis of experience, leadership, dedication, service and professional performance.


Utilize the links to the left to navigate through the web site. Email with any questions.

If you need EMS services, you must dial 9-1-1 or 298-1949.

  • Recognized by the Office of Student Activities and TEAMLEAD for "Outstanding Volunteer Service by an Organization for 2006-2007"