Dickinson State University Counseling Services has a mission to support the mental health needs and concerns of students and to contribute to the overall academic mission of DSU. We are committed to the well-being and success of our diverse student population.

The counseling services office seeks to empower and advocate for the mental health needs of students. We offer personal counseling services, confidential consultation, crisis intervention, case management, referrals to appropriate agencies, and outreach programming.


EXCEPTIONS to confidentiality include:

  • The counselor determines you are a threat to yourself or another person.
  • There is suspected or actual abuse or neglect of a child, an elderly person, or a person with a disability.
  • There is a medical emergency.
  • Records are subpoenaed by a court of law.

Schedule an appointment

In Person: Stickney 119

Phone: 701-483-2168                                                             

Email: laurie.karie@dickinsonstate.edu

Clinic Hours

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 pm (the clinic is closed all legal holidays and campus closings)


Counseling Office and Health Services (Stickney 119)
291 Campus Drive
Dickinson, North Dakota 58601

For 24/7 mental health referrals: FIRSTLINK support (dial 211) or text your zip code to 898-211 for contact with FIRSTLINK.

Alcohol Education Module

Instructions to Complete eCHECKUP TO GO Online Alcohol Education Module

  1. Log into the following website:


  1. Watch the introductory video from Dr. Richard Meyer.
  2. Click “I have not completed the eCHECKUP TO GO previously” button.
  3. You will obtain a confidential ID number.
  4. Claim the ID number and click “Begin.”
  5. Complete the module. You must answer all questions in each section to move to the next section. Please answer each question truthfully.
  6. When you have completed the module, please print out a copy of the certificate. The certificate is the only way to verify you have completed the module.
  7. You can email a scanned copy of the certificate to laurie.karie@dickinsonstate.edu.

**Normal completion time for the module ranges from 30 minutes to 3 hours. Please take your time completing the module by answering all questions honestly and truthfully.**

Additional Resources

Emergency 911

National Suicide Hotline 800-273-8255

For more information call 211 or visit www.myfirstlink.org

Alcohol/Substance Abuse Treatment and Support

Alcohol Anonymous 701-264-7552

Narcotics Anonymous 800-494-8381

Confidential Reporting (Assault)

Student Health Services 701-483-2304

Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Center 701-225-4506

Medical Services

Community Action Partnership 701-227-0131

Poison Control 800-222-1222

St. Alexius Hospital and Health Center 701-456-4000

Sanford Health Clinic 701-456-6000

Sanford Walk-in Clinic 701-456-6111

Southwestern District Health Unit 701-483-0171

Mental Health

A.D.A.P.T., Inc. 701-225-7101

Badlands Human Service Center 701-227-7500

Summit Counseling Services 701-334-6242

Westwind Consulting Center 701-225-1050

Winds of Change Counseling Center 701-483-0230

Social Services

Amen Food Pantry 701-483-4344

Badlands Choice Clinic 701-483-9553

House of Manna 701-483-5733

Stark County Social Services 701-456-7675

Title IX/VAWA Reporting (Campus and Community Based)

Contact any of the following for immediate assistance:

Local Police by dialing 911 if you are experiencing an emergency situation

Local Police non-emergency line 701-456-7759, 24 hours/7 days

Campus Safety 701-290-1068

Campus Title IX Coordinator 701-483-2370

Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Center 701-225-4506

Campus Health Services 701-483-2304

Veteran Resources

Veterans Administration 701-232-3241

Dickinson VA Clinic 701-483-1850

Veterans Crisis Line (National) 800-273-8255

Website Resources




Substance Abuse 

Suicide Prevention