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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 http://www.ndsu.edu/mu/programs/volunteer_network/Temporary_Medical_Conditions/.

Health Maintenance

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

Health Education

Labratory Services

The NDSU Health Service 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/

Medical Laboratory Services

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

Pharmacy Services

Services of the NDSU Pharmacy include:

  • Prescriptions and prescription transfers
  • Non-prescription medications and supplies
  • Diabetic supplies

Radiology Services

  • 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.

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, July 16, 2014 9:07:48 AM