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 http://www.ndsu.edu/mu/what_is_in_the_mu/programs/temporary_medical_conditions/
- Allergy injections
- Family planning
- Women's gynecological exams
Medical Laboratory Services
The NDSU Medical Laboratory is a CLIA certified laboratory staffed by licensed laboratory professionals
Fasting Requirements for Laboratory Testing: Some medical laboratory tests or specimen collections require that you fast (nothing to eat or drink except water) for a period of time prior to the test.
The NDSU Student Health Service Laboratory requires the following:
- 12 hour fast prior to Lipid Profile and Triglycerides Testing
- 8 hour fast for fasting Glucose testing
Link to Lab Tests Online: http://www.labtestsonline.org/
Services of the NDSU Pharmacy include:
- Prescriptions and prescription transfers
- Non-prescription medications and supplies
- Diabetic supplies
- Digital X-ray images completed using state-of-the-art computed radiography technology
- Staffed by a licensed radiologic technologist
- 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
EMERGENCY SERVICES: Click here for a list of after-hours and emergency care
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: Click here for a list of optometrists in the Fargo-Moorhead area.
Chiropractor: Click here for a list of chiropractors in the Fargo-Moorhead area.
Physical Therapy: Click here for a list of physical therapists 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.
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.