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Notice: Independent Study Exams now require a FEMA Student Identification (SID) Number. If you do not yet have a SID, register for one today: https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid. Please do not contact the Independent Study program office as they are unable to provide assistance with these requests.
If you have an inquiry regarding the FEMA Independent Study Program, NIMS or other Emergency Management Institute (EMI) related requests such as: requests for certificates, transcripts, online test scores/results, please contact the FEMA Independent Study program 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.
The MEF Workshop is to assist Federal, State, Territorial, Local and Tribal levels of government continuity personnel develop Essential Functions to support continuity of essential operations during and following a significant disruption to normal operations and reconstitution.
Upon completion of the MEF workshop, participants should be able to do the following:
Federal, State, Territorial, Local, and Tribal government employees responsible for managing a Continuity of Operations Program. There is no stipend for non-federal attendees.