Student Health Services
General health services are provided to students at Dickinson State University by a licensed registered nurse. Health education and the promotion of healthy college lifestyles serve as the foundation of the Student Health Services.
- 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
A local physician serves as medical advisor to the Student Health Service. Referrals are made to local clinics and emergency room physicians as needed.
All health records are strictly confidential. No individuals other than Health Service personnel have access to them.
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.
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Appointments or Walk-ins Welcome
Students who are registered at Dickinson State University may use the services.
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.
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.
- 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
Group Exercise Classes
Classes are free and open to DSU students, staff and faculty. No pre-registration is required for exercise classes.
Each semester the Dickinson State University Wellness Program offers several group exercise classes. The schedule changes each semester and is posted on the DSU calendar. For more information, contact the Wellness Coordinator in Health Services at 701-483-2304.
Intramural sports are available for both men and women throughout most of the year. Scott Gymnasium, Wienbergen Hall, the Student Center, Biesiot Activity Center (BAC), and surrounding athletic fields provide students with some of the best athletic facilities in the upper Midwest. Students also have the opportunity to travel to other parts of the upper Midwest for regional competition in certain intramural sports programs. Intramural sports that are offered include:
- Flag Football - Men and Co-recreation
- Ping Pong
- Basketball - Men, Women, Co-recreation, and 3-on-3
For more information, contact the Intramural Coordinator at 701-483-2894.
Throughout the academic year the Wellness Program offers special events such as paying the registration fee for the Homecoming 5K walk/run and the Dickinson Parks and Recreation Jingle Bell walk/run. There are also various competitions throughout the year. Keep an eye out for posters and emails that include special event information.
Monday & Thursday – meet in front of May Hall
12 – 12:20 p.m.
Thursday – meet in the dance loft above the stage in May Hall