Why Join SUNY Canton EMS?


SUNY Canton EMS will pay for training and course materials related to you being a member of the agency. This includes courses like EMT Basic, First Aid, CPR, AED, and more. You also have the opportunity to take classes through the New York State Office of Fire Prevention and Control, as well as FEMA.

No matter your major, having skills and certifications like those listed above can bolster your resume, and potentially help you land a job.


Being a member of SUNY Canton EMS provides you a number of different opportunities to earn scholarships for your service. From general campus-wide scholarships to SUNY Canton EMS specific scholarships, being a member of SUNY Canton EMS can help you pay for college.


Like free swag? Active SUNY Canton EMS members are given free swag upon joining. The higher you go the more swag you earn. From T-Shirts, and Lanyards to Duty Jackets and Duffle Bags, SUNY Canton EMS members have access to all sorts of swag.


Many companies offer discounts for first responders. For example Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile all offer a percentage off of phone plans, as well as accessories. Car manufacturers like Ford, Hyundai, GM, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, and Ram, as well as many others, offer discounts on vehicle purchases and leases.

Companies like ID.me, Expert Voice, and GovX, offer discounts for first responders for a number of manufacturers from electronics, to vacations, and apparel to books and media.

Miller Campus Center 134
SUNY Canton
34 Cornell Drive
Canton, NY 13617

Emergencies: 315-386-7777
Office: 315-386-7035

Regular Hours:
Emergencies: 24/7 
Office: M - F: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm