To provide University of Mary students with convenient, on-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 the services, specialists and resources of Mid Dakota Clinic and the PrimeCare Health Group anchored by St. Alexius Medical Center.
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 to 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:
||Men's Health Issues
||Muscle and Joint Problems
||Physicals (Sport and Work)
||Sexually Transmitted Illnesses
||Skin Rashes and Other Skin Problems
||Women's Health Issues
As Mid Dakota Clinic employees, the staff at the University of Mary Student Health Clinic 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 practitioner (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 and 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
|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
- Sexual Assault
- Sexuality *
* 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 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.