To provide University of Mary students with convenient, campus access to high quality medical services, the university has an arrangement with Mid Dakota Clinic to have its staff operate the Student Health Clinic. A full range of services are available on campus including medical exams and physicals, common laboratory services, prescriptions, vaccinations, and wellness education. The arrangement with Mid Dakota also provides students with easy access to other services, specialists and resources of Mid Dakota Clinic and PrimeCare Health anchored by CHI St. Alexius Health.
A Catholic Health Care Facility
Congruent with the Christian, Catholic and Benedictine mission and identity of the University of Mary, the Student Health Clinic exists as a healing ministry to serve the health needs of our students and as a teaching ministry to help our students achieve the highest level of health possible. Our goal is to care for the whole person and to encourage each student to practice the Benedictine value of moderation as part of an intentional commitment to wellness that seeks balance between mind, body, and spirit. By agreement with Mid Dakota Clinic, services at the Student Health Clinic are provided in a manner consistent with the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services established by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. All students are served at the University of Mary Student Health Clinic, regardless of their ability to pay.
Conditions Treated and Exams Available
The University of Mary Student Health Clinic is equipped to provide treatment for a wide range of health concerns and has exams available as indicated below:
The Student Health Clinic has on-site lab to process the following:
- Blood Sugar Testing
All other tests can be collected on-site and sent to a referring lab as needed.
Smoking and Tobacco Cessation
As Mid Dakota Clinic employees, the staff at the University of Mary Student Health
are able make easy referrals and assist students with scheduling appointments with other Mid
Dakota doctors and specialists.
Prescriptions and Medications
The director of the Student Health Clinic, Kyle Darras, is a certified family nurse
(FNP-C). This qualifies her to provide office medical care and exams and to prescribe
medications. The Student Health Clinic maintains a supply of commonly prescribed and over-the-counter medications. Courier service from the main clinic pharmacy makes it possible for students to pick up prescriptions, other medications, and medical supplies at the Student
Health Clinic located on campus.
The following vaccinations are available at the Student Health Clinic:
- Hepatitis A & B
- Tetanus (Tdap)
And screening for the following:
- Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR)
- HPV (Human Papilloma Virus)
We also are here "just to talk" to students about any issue having an impact on their health and wellbeing. We are able to assist students with timely referrals to Mid Dakota Clinic specialists as well as to other campus or community medical/mental health programs or services.
Alcohol and Substance Abuse
Anxiety and Depression
* As a Catholic health care facility, the University of Mary Student Health Clinic provides services in a manner consistent with the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services established by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.
Access to Other Mid Dakota Clinic Services and Specialists Students served at the University of Mary Student Health Clinic have easy access through direct referrals to all the services and specialists of the Mid Dakota Clinic and PrimeCare health group.
The Student Health Clinic is located on the lower level of University Hall next to Marauder Cove and adjacent to the University of Mary Bookstore.
The clinic is open when the university is in session:
Monday – Thursday, 9 am to 4 pm
Friday 8:30 am to 12 pm
Appointments are recommended. Walk-ins are welcome and are served in the order they arrive with preference to patients with a scheduled appointment.
Appointments can be scheduled either by phone or online through the University of Mary portal.