Mission Statement

The following statements describe the mission and future direction of the University of Guelph First Response Team: 

To provide effective, efficient, compassionate and professional basic life support and first aid care to the University of Guelph community and visitors to the university. The University of Guelph First Response Team services will be provided to the standard of First Responder (FR) and or Emergency Medical Responder (EMR).


To treat all members of the University community without discrimination on the basis of race, creed, colour, nationality, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, or place of origin. To follow the guidelines of the University of Guelph's Sexual and Gender Harassment Policy and Procedure. 

To maintain and continually improve relations with local Emergency Medical Services, both on and off campus. To be sensitive to and adapt its training and resources to meet the growing and changing needs of the university community. 

The First Response Team will achieve its mandate by continually maintaining and upgrading its standards and qualifications wherever possible and by using training and certification from recognized, existing emergency medical services and organizations.