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Appointments & Eligibility

Appointments

To avoid long waiting periods appointments are encouraged. Urgent care (walk-ins) will be accommodated as time allows. Call or stop by during office hours to make an appointment.

Call:

Counseling Services (218) 755-2024
Health Services (218) 755-2053

Eligibility

Counseling Services

Enrolled BSU students who are registered for at least one class either on-campus or online  are eligible for counseling services.

Health Services

Enrolled BSU students who are registered for at least one (3 credit) on campus class are eligible for health services. 

NTC students are eligible for Health Services if they register for the Health Service Class.

The SCHC does not provide care for dependents of students or for faculty and staff members.

Cost

Counseling Services

Counseling services will be offered on a fee for service basis beginning Fall 2011.  Charges incurred will be submitted to your insurance company.  Please see insurance information below.

Health Services

Some services are available at no cost; others are available at a very reasonable fee.  Costs for prescription medication and laboratory work done at the Student Health Service are very reasonable.  Charges incurred will be submitted to your insurance company.  See insurance information below.

Here is an example of cost differences between SCHC and other local clinics

SCHC  Other Clinic
Office Visit         $20.00-30.00 $157.00-427.00
Labs Labs
Strep Screen                   $20.00 $81.00
Mono Test                       $25.00 $105.00
Pregnancy Test               $10.00 $30.00
Urinalysis (UA)                $12.00 $100.00
  Chlamydia/Gonorrhea   $70.00 $228.00
HIV                                    $35.00 $102.00
TSH (Thyroid)                  $35.00 $120.00
Counseling Other Counseling Center
Consult  Free No Free Consult
Initial Visit                     $100.00 $250.00
Follow Up Visit               $75.00 $125.00-150.00

We carry many Over the Counter medications at a reduced rate and prescription medications at or below a Co-Pay. 

Payment

You do not have to pay at the time of your visit. Your charges will be sent to the Cashier's Office and you will be billed within several weeks. Payment is made at the Cashier's Office in Deputy Hall. If the bill is not paid, you may not be allowed to register for the next semester, and/or may not receive grades until the charges are cleared.

Insurance

Students are strongly encouraged to carry health insurance. Insurance has become a requirement per the Affordable Care Act.