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Student Health Service

Currently taking acute and injury visits

Do you have the common cold? Maybe you need a sports physical? Student Health Service is staffed with health care providers that can evaluate your concerns, answer your questions and get you on your way to be the healthiest version of yourself.

If you feel you have questions at all about any health symptoms, billing, immunization compliance, or just unsure of what to do please contact us. We are here to help. If you are instructed to come into the office, please access Health Services via the door off of the parking lot. Do not come through Somers Hall. Thank you!

General COVID Testing Information

  • Student Health Service offers tests to St. Scholastica students, for an appointment with a Registered Nurse — call (218) 723-6282 or email to schedule an appointment  
  • You can go to an in-person site or can order a kit to be delivered to your home. These options are free of charge regardless of your insurance coverage. You can also obtain testing through your health provider.
  • Saliva testing open to everyone
    • Symptoms or no symptoms
    • No cost to you but bring your insurance card if you have one
    • If you are not able to sign up online or need a translator, call 1-800-800-5698 for assistance
  • The UMAC Athletic Conference has approved a competitive schedule for spring semester in adherence with Minnesota Department of Health and NCAA guidelines for testing procedures. Our Athletic Director, Franco Bari and the athletic department is working through these protocols as well as the strict guidelines that will be in place for transportation and events. If you have questions, please reach out to Franco at

Who is eligible for service?

  • All full-time undergraduate students taking 9 or more credits
  • All full-time graduate students taking 6 or more credits

All other students may choose to opt-in and pay the Student Health Fee to access Student Health Service. Visit the Student Health Fee and Health Insurance pages for coverage and payment information.

Services available

Immunizations will be billed to your health insurance or charged to your student account. Visit the Immunization Requirements page for more details. The following immunizations are available:

  • Influenza (flu shot)
  • Tetanus Diphtheria Pertussis (TDAP)
  • Tetanus Diphtheria (Td)
  • MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella)
  • Hepatitis A and B
  • Varicella (chicken pox vaccine)
  • Meningococcal (meningitis/menactra)
  • Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
  • PPD (Mantoux) skin tests for Tuberculosis

Student Health Service offers a variety of exams and tests that are included in your Student Health Fee. Here are a some of the examination and test options we offer:

  • Eye, ear, nose and throat infections
  • Colds and flu
  • Skin concerns
  • Bladder infections
  • Vaginal infections
  • Pregnancy testing
  • STI testing
  • Abrasions and cuts
  • Suture removal
  • Sprains/strains
  • Burns
  • Ear irrigation
  • Blood pressure check
  • Height/weight
  • Over-the-counter medications
  • Full laboratory services

Counseling visits are included in your Student Health Fee. A counselor can refer you to a higher level of care if necessary.

  • Nutritional counseling
  • Health education and promotion
  • Physical therapy referral
  • Specialty referrals
  • Mental health evaluation and referral
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Chronic health and medical management

How to schedule an appointment

If you don’t know if you should see the RN or the NP for your clinic visit please call us and we can determine what your needs are and who you should be seeing for your visit.

Appointments with a Registered Nurse

Appointments with the Nurse Practitioner


We encourage visitors to follow the guidance of the CDC for everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses.

 (218) 723-6282


Somers Hall, Room 42
Phone: (218) 723-6282
Fax: (218) 723-5953

Health Services will respond to after-hours phone calls, fax and emails the NEXT business day.

Clinic Hours

Closed May 17-21, 2021

Summer Hours (starting May 24)

Open May 24-26: 9AM-1PM

Open June 2-4: 8AM-2PM

Open June 7-9: 8AM-2PM

Open June 14-16: 8AM-2PM

Open June 22 & 23: 8AM-2PM

Open June 28-30: 8AM-2PM

Open July 12-14:  9AM-2PM

Closed July 15-August 22, 2021

Reopens Monday August 23, 2021

Emergency and after hour contact

Essentia Health Urgent Care
400 East Third Street
Duluth, MN
(218) 786-8364

Essentia Health Nurse Care Line
(218) 725-3110

St. Luke’s Lakeview Building
915 East First Street
Duluth, MN
(218) 249-5555

Medical Professionals

Portrait of Vicki AndrewsVicki Andrews,

Nurse Practitioner

Teresa Guerrero, MSW, LICSW Portrait of Teresa Guerrero
Director of SCHAWB

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Registered Nurse

Melissa Ratai Melissa Ratai Portrait
Administrative Assistant

Protrait of Chris SandalChristine Sandal,
Clinic Manager Registered Nurse

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Certified Medical Assistant