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Student Center for Health & Counseling

(218) 755-2053
(218) 755-2024
Fax: (218) 755-2750

1500 Birchmont Dr. NE #42
Bemidji, MN 56601-2907


Medical Services Provided

The Student Center for Health and Counseling provides students with a wide range of convenient, quality, on-campus medical services. These services include:

Evaluation and Treatment

We provide medical evaluation and treatment for numerous conditions such as: bronchitis, sinusitis, strep throat, ear infections, skin rashes, flu, acne, minor injuries, mono, abdominal pain, headache, etc.

Physical Exams

You can obtain general physical exams at the Student Center for Health and Counseling, in addition we also provide exams required for work, sports, and camp.

Free Birth Control and Family Planning Services

If you meet certain income and other requirements, you may be eligible for free services. 

Women's Health Services

Women's health services at the SCHC includes pap smears, treatment for bladder infections, pregnancy testing, birth control counseling, oral contraceptives and contraceptive shots, as well as emergency contraceptives.

Sexual Health Services

The SCHC offers the following sexual health services:

  • STI counseling and testing, including HIV antibody test
  • Women's health exams including pap test
  • Contraceptive counseling and prescribing
  • Free brochures on sexual health topics
  • Free condoms throughout the Clinic

Laboratory Services

Our accredited lab offers the following lab services: urine tests, pregnancy tests, HIV and other STI tests or cultures or any other blood tests such as cholesterol, blood sugar, thyroid, liver function tests.

Allergy Injections

Students may come to the SCHC for allergy injections, however you must provide your own serum.


Immunizations available from the Student Center for Health and Counseling include Diphtheria/Tetanus, Hepatitis A and B, Meningitis, MMR, Varicella and Flu. Mantoux (tuberculin) testing is also available.

Medical Supplies

Some medical supplies are available from the SCHC including dressing supplies, crutches, slings, splints and knee immobilizers.

Over-the-counter Medications

You may stop by the SCHC to purchase a variety of over the counter medications including cough and cold remedies, treatment for rashes and yeast infections, acne care. No appointment is needed


A limited variety of commonly prescribed drugs are available at the SCHC. Ask us more information, to see if we carry the prescription you need.


The SCHC provides referrals for services such as x-rays, specialty care, and other procedures not offered at the SCHC to area health care facilities.