Students who have taken courses in the past under their social security number can contact the FEMA Independent Study Program (FEMA ISP) office at 301-447-1200 or Independent.Study@fema.dhs.gov to have their records merged under their FEMA SID number.
Upon successful completion of an Independent Study (IS) exam, you will receive an email within 1-2 business days with instructions on how to access all of your completion certificates. This email confirms your transcript has been updated and provides a link to access the EMI Student Portal where you can view, download and print all of your your electronic certificates. Your completions will appear in the EMI Student Portal prior to receiving the email.
Certificates are provided as Portable Document Format (PDF) files and require the Adobe Reader. If you do not have this software, it can be obtained as a free download at .My electronic certificate is not working, how do I fix it?Answer:For more information on recovering certificates, please contact the FEMA Independent Study Program (FEMA ISP) Help Desk at (301) 447-1200 or Independent.Study@fema.dhs.gov.
To download an Unofficial Transcript, login to the EMI Student Portal and click on the Student IS Transcript button.You cannot request an Official Transcript by phone. To request an official transcript, login to the EMI Student Portal and click on the Official IS Transcript button.
If you have an inquiry regarding the FEMA ISP, Emergency Management Institute (EMI) program not related to a FEMA SID such as: requests for certificates, transcripts, online test scores/results, please contact the FEMA ISP office at 301-447-1200 or email Independent.Study@fema.dhs.gov for further assistance. Please do not contact the FEMA SID Help Desk as they are unable to provide assistance with these requests.
Due to the Privacy Act, we no longer accept third party requests for completion verification, certificate reissue, or transcripts. Please have the student contact the FEMA Independent Study Program (FEMA ISP) office directly at 301-447-1200 or Independent.Study@fema.dhs.gov for assistance.
If the problem persists, please contact the FEMA Independent Study Program (FEMA ISP) office at 301-447-1200 or email Independent.Study@fema.dhs.gov with a detailed error description.
The Professional Development Series (PDS) includes seven Emergency Management Institute (EMI) Independent Study (IS) courses that provide a well-rounded set of fundamentals for those in the emergency management profession. When a student has completed all courses in the series, a PDS certificate will be available for download in The EMI Student Portal. The courses, in recommended order of completion, are located at =professional. 2b1af7f3a8