Five Quad Volunteer Ambulance Service

Since its founding in 1973, Five Quad Volunteer Ambulance Service, Inc. has proudly served the University at Albany community, as well as the surrounding areas of Albany and Guilderland. Five Quad V.A.S. is a New York State certified ambulance agency that is run and operated by University at Albany students. Five Quad is successfully able to provide Basic Life Support 24 hours a day, seven days a week during the fall and spring semesters. Each semester, Five Quad has between 50-90 active members (including actively participating alumni), 20-30 members-in-training, and two functional ambulances. Active membership is composed of CPR certified attendants, New York State Emergency Medical Technicians, Drivers, and Crew Chiefs.


Derick Clifford

Phone: (518) 442-5556
School, college, division or unit: Division of Student Success
Partners: University Police Department, Western Turnpike Rescue Squad, Albany Fire Department, Guilderland EMS, Mohawk Ambulance