Health Service is staffed by professional support staff and a Certified Nurse Practitioner who can diagnose, treat and write prescriptions for common illnesses, minor wounds, and joint sprains.
Students are seen Monday-Friday, 9:00 to 11:30 am and 1-4 pm. Health Service is closed during student breaks and summer.
There is no charge for office visits with an RN or Nurse Practitioner. Fees may apply for medication, immunizations, TB skin tests, lab tests, and supplies. Ole Cards are used for payment at time of service. Services provided include:
- Visits with a registered nurse or certified family nurse practitioner.
- Laboratory services: glucose, hemoglobin, mono tests, strep tests, urinalysis, and pregnancy tests. Labwork may also be drawn per outside provider's order and results faxed to ordering provider. Billing will be by the outside laboratory.
- Reproductive care including contraceptive counseling, emergency contraception, STI screening, and PAPs.
- Prescription Delivery: Prescriptions may be filled at local pharmacies and delivered to St. Olaf College for student pick-up.
- Immunizations: Tdap, Polio, Hepatitis A, and oral Typhoid prescriptions. TB skin tests are also available. Students should contact Health Service about availablility.
- Travel consultations for study abroad including advice on immunizations and health and safety for travelers.
- Equipment available for loan including crutches, canes, slings, heating pads, and educational materials.
- Referral of students to other medical providers as needed. It is the student's responsibility to check with insurance to make sure referral services will be covered by insurance. Transportation-off campus transportation options for medical/dental appointments.
- A Flu immunization clinic is held on campus during the fall semester. Students will receive e-mails in the fall with details. Flu shots can also be obtained at local clinics and pharmacies. Call ahead for questions about availability, insurance, and age requirements.
Services not provided:
- After Hours Care
- Medical Imaging (Xray, CT, MRI)
- Allergy testing or allergy shots
- Yellow Fever immunization
- Attention Deficit/ADHD evaluations
- Mole removal/skin biopsy
St Olaf Health Service may not be able to handle every health care concern. Students with a chronic health concern, should identify a provider in the local area to transition care to. Finding a specialist in the local area that a student can establish a relationship with is important. The staff in Health Service can help refer you to providers.
Please call or visit Health Service @ 507-786-3063 if you have any questions about what services may or may not be provided.
Health Service does not manage the Student Health Insurance Plan. For questions about the St. Olaf College Student Health plan, please see the Student Accounts website.
For questions about the benefits of the St. Olaf College Student Health plan, please contact:
USI Affinity Collegiate Insurance Resources