Student Health Services

Student Health Services

Mission Statement:

Health education and the promotion of healthy college lifestyles serve as the foundation of the Student Health Service program.  General health services are provided to students at Dickinson State University by a licensed registered nurse. 

Services include: health assessment, diagnostic testing, screening and monitoring, immunizations, and treatment of minor health problems.

Health Service offers a wide variety of educational programs and services designed to assist you in achieving and maintaining good physical, mental, social, and sexual health.

For any questions you may have about our Student Health Service please feel free to contact Student Health Nurse at 483-2304

Medical Care
A local physician serves as medical advisor to the Student Health Service. Referrals are made to local clinics and emergency room physicians for conditions requiring prescription medications and treatment.

Confidentiality
All health records are strictly confidential. No individuals other than Health Service personnel have access to them.

Immunity Documentation
It is mandatory for all students to document immunity to measles, mumps and rubella prior to attendance at Dickinson State University.  All students entering Dickinson State born after January 1, 1957 will be required to show proof of immunity to measles, mumps, and rubella.  Proof of immunity can be shown by two MMR vaccines, or titre results.  Immunization records must be signed by an authorized health official.  Proof of medical contradiction to the immunization requirement or a signed statement of religious or philosophical beliefs are the only exemptions to this requirement.

Student Health Insurance
A student plan for health insurance is available for those students not covered under family plans.  Information on this plan is available below or at the Office of Business Affairs or Student Health Service. 

Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Appointments or Walk-ins Welcome

Eligibility
Students who are registered at Dickinson State University may use the services.

Cost
There is no charge for visits to the Student Health Service office. There is a nominal charge for certain vaccinations. The service is supported through student fees.

Excuses
Student Health Services will not provide a student with a written excuse from classes. It is the student's responsibility to arrange an excuse with the instructor.

Directory
Emergency 911
Student Health Service 483-2304
Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Center 225-4506
Health Services
St. Joseph's Hospital and Health Center 264-4000
Poison Control 264-4259
Advanced Orthopedics 227-3819
Badlands Orthopedics 225-0069
Dickinson Clinic 225-5183
Dickinson Foot Clinic 483-6986
Great Plains Clinic 483-0397
Community Action and Family Planning Program 227-0131
Southwest District Health Unit 483-0171
Mental Health Services
Badlands Human Service Center 227-7500
St. Joseph's Hospital and Health Center 264-4396
Westwind Consulting Center 225-1050
Social Services
Emergency Telephone Counseling Service 225-5009
Stark County Social Services 264-7675
House of Manna 225-5371
Amen Food Pantry 225-4347

Dickinson State University
Student Health Service
Stickney Hall - Room 120
701-483-2304


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