National Emergency Training Center campus services

ATM + -

Location: Building D basement (across from O’Leary’s Emporium)

Command Post Pub + -

Location: Building B
Hours (daily): 4:30 p.m. – midnight

The Command Post Pub, a private club under Maryland liquor laws, provides beverage and limited food service each evening. Membership in the National Emergency Training Center (NETC) Recreation Association ($1) is required for service.

Computer lab + -

Location: Building D basement
Hours (daily): 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Technician available Monday through Friday 5-9 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m – noon

Personal computers for student use run on a Microsoft Windows 7 operating system and offer Office 2010, internet access and printing capability.

Convenience store (O’Leary’s Emporium) + -

Location: Building D basement

O’Leary’s sells a variety of toiletries, as well as souvenirs and authentic apparel. Other services offered include rental cars, fax, UPS, and U.S. Postal Service mailing (sorry, no FedEx).

Phone: 301-447-2795 (on-campus extension is 1493)
Fax: 301-447-2799

O’Leary’s Emporium
P.O. Box 479
Emmitsburg, MD 21727
Monday through Thursday10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Saturday9 a.m. – Call for closing time
SundayNoon – 2 p.m., 4-9 p.m.

State weekends have extended hours. Please check with the store.

Dining hall and food service + -

Location: Building K
Guest Services (food service contractor)
Federal Tax ID Number: 53-0164700

Please contact Guest Services with questions about food service, meal tickets and special diets.

Dining hall hours

MealDay and time
BreakfastMonday through Friday: 6:30-8:30 a.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 6:30-9:30 a.m.
LunchDaily: 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
DinnerMonday through Saturday, 5-7:30 p.m.
Sunday: 5:30-9:30 p.m.

Meal ticket prices

If you stay on campus, you must purchase a meal ticket. If you stay off campus, you must purchase a break ticket.

Break ticket for off-campus students: $4 per day

Meal ticket: $25 per day
Breakfast: $4.25, Lunch: $6.50, Dinner: $10.25, Breaks: $4.00

How to pay for your meal ticket

Visit to order your meal ticket no earlier than 14 days before the course start date. Base your selection on the length of the course, using the travel dates listed in your acceptance letter. If you have questions about your meal ticket, please call Guest Services at 301-447-1551.

You can no longer purchase maeal tickets at registration.

You can pick up your meal ticket in the dining hall at the first meal. Please show either a printed receipt or an email receipt on your mobile phone.

Additional food service information

Fax services + -

Locations: Buildings C and D

Fax services are available at the campus convenience store, O’Leary’s, for a fee.

The NETC Housing/Transportation Office will receive (only) free-of-charge course-related faxes up to four pages at 301-447-1324. We won’t forward anything over four pages to you.

Library + -

Location: Building N first floor
800-638-1821 or 301-447-1030
Fax: 301-447-3217

The NETC library provides information and resources on fire, emergency management and other all-hazards subjects. With its collection of more than 200,000 books, reports, audiovisual materials and indexed articles, the library supports NETC student and faculty research, classroom lectures, and development of course materials.

Monday through Thursday8:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.
FridayNoon – 4 p.m.
Saturday4-8 p.m.
SundayNoon – 4 p.m.

Mail + -

Location: Building C lobby, Monday through Friday
Drop off (U.S. mailbox) outside Building K

Your mailing address while you are here:

(Your name) – Student
National Emergency Training Center
Room (number provided when you arrive)
16825 S. Seton Ave.
Emmitsburg, MD 21727-8998

Publications Center + -

Location: Building I-120
Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
800-561-3356 or 301-447-1189

Stop by the U.S. Fire Administration’s Publications Center to order or take home free fire prevention outreach, training and research materials.

Visit our online catalog

Recreation activities + -

The NETC Recreation Association offers on-campus students the following recreation activities. Cost of NETC Recreation Association membership is $2 and the membership card is valid for 12 months.

Running track, basketball/volleyball court, exercise room, swimming poolBuilding H
Tennis courtsOutside Building C
Volleyball courts (sand)Outside Building B
Bicycles (seasonal, available to Recreation Association members only)Building C

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