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Primary Health Care

Student Health Service offers a full spectrum of primary health care, including but not limited to evaluation and treatment of:

  • Respiratory, urinary tract, skin and other common infections
  • Asthma, hypertension, elevated cholesterol and other common chronic health conditions
  • Gastrointestinal problems
  • Gynecological problems
  • Non-complex depression, anxiety conditions and ADHD
  • Orthopedic injuries and other sports related problems
  • Removal of warts and other simple skin lesions
  • Laceration repair
  • Sexually transmitted infection screening

Please note: Students enrolled at NDSU may at some time require assistance in accessing the learning environment due to a temporary medical condition. The Division of Student Affairs will attempt to assist students dealing with temporary medical conditions in their efforts to remain in the university setting. Information on how to access this temporary service is available at

Health Maintenance

  • Allergy injections
  • Immunizations
  • Family planning
  • Women's gynecological exams

Health Education

Medical Laboratory Services

The NDSU Health Service Laboratory is a CLIA certified laboratory staffed by licensed laboratory professionals.

Fasting Requirement
Link to Lab Tests Online:

Pharmaceutical Services

  • Prescription and nonprescription medications
  • Diabetic supplies

MMR Immunization Compliance

Student Health Insurance Information

The NDSU Counseling Center offers workshops on a variety of topics related to health and wellness.

Radiology Services

  • Digital X-ray images completed using state-of-the-art computer radiography technology
  • Staffed by a licensed radiology technician and a limited diagnostic X-ray operator
  • Images professionally read by a licensed radiologist
  • Patients needing MRIs, CT scans, mammograms or sonograms are referred to an outside provider in the community

Services Not Offered


Complex mental health disorders

Transportation: Transportation is not provided for students needing a ride to the Student Health Service (SHS). As well, the SHS will not provide transportation from a student's residence to a hospital or clinic.

House Calls: Student Health Service personnel and providers do not make house calls to residence halls or apartments.

Dental Service: Click here for a list of dentists in the Fargo-Moorhead area.

Optometry: The "yellow pages" contains a list of optometrists in the Fargo-Moorhead area.

Emergency Care: Dial "911" in all instances of medical emergency. Do not delay urgent treatment by attempting to bring a patient to the Student Health Service.

Click here for a list and map of emergency/walk-in clinics in Fargo.

Email Disclaimer

We encourage people to contact us by phone or in person regarding personal health problems or appointments at the Student Health Service, rather than via email. The nature of email is such that we cannot guarantee the confidentiality of your correspondence. Moreover, we cannot guarantee that we will read your email right away or respond in a timely fashion. For specific questions regarding your health, prescriptions or appointments, please call 701-231-7331 or visit us at the NDSU Student Health Service in the Wellness Center.

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Last Updated: Wednesday, May 29, 2013 10:34:40 AM