Welcome

Counseling Services mission is to empower and advocate for the student’s personal and educational development through short-term counseling and educational outreach.  We want your experiences here to be positive and growth promoting. Personal counseling services provide free, confidential consultation, brief short-term intervention, and referral. Counseling sessions are kept in strict confidence within legal and ethical limits. No information about you will be released outside of the counseling office without your permission.

EXCEPTIONS to confidentiality include:

  • The counselor determines you are a threat to yourself or another person.
  • There is suspected or actual abuse or neglect of a child, an elderly, or disabled person.
  • There is a medical emergency.
  • Records are subpoenaed in the court of law.

Ways to schedule an appointment during the COVID-19 pandemic

Minot State University Counseling Services will be available to you throughout your time away from campus and the classroom. Nancy and Troy, Minot State University counselors, will be offering individual sessions via Zoom Video Conferencing and phone conversation. 

1. Call. Call 701-858-3371 to make an appointment.
2. Email Nancy Mickelson at nancy.mickelson@minotstateu.edu or Troy Roness at troy.roness@minotstateu.edu

Need to fill out forms on the Student Portal?  Click here. 

Counseling Services provide help for people who are experiencing emotional problems that interfere with their work, school, or personal lives. Some typical difficulties that student’s bring to counseling:

Three ways to schedule an appointment

1. Online. Some appointments can be schedule through your Student Portal.
2. Call. Call 701-858-3371 to make an appointment.
3. In person. Stop by the clinic, located in the lower level of Lura Manor, to make an appointment.

  • Excessive anxiety for no apparent reason
  • Prolonged feelings of despair, unhappiness, or hopelessness
  • Withdrawal or lack of interest in daily activities
  • Sudden shifts in mood and/or behavior
  • An unusual amount of irritability or suspiciousness towards other
  • Eating or sleeping differently
  • Drinking too much or using/abusing drugs
  • Physical, sexual, emotional abuse by others.
  • Thinking about suicide

Mission Statement:
MSU Counseling Services mission is to empower and advocate for the student’s personal and educational development through short-term counseling and educational outreach.

We want your experiences here to be positive and growth promoting. Personal counseling services provide free, confidential consultation, brief short term intervention and referral. Counseling sessions are kept in strict confidence within legal and ethical limits. No information about you will be released outside of the Counseling Office without your permission. The EXCEPTIONS to confidentiality include:

  • The counselor determines you are a threat to yourself or another person.
  • There is suspected or actual abuse or neglect of a child, an elderly, or disabled person.
  • There is a medical emergency.
  • Records are subpoenaed in the court of law.

The goal of Counseling Services is to help students develop effective solutions and decision making capabilities in order to return to their normal functioning as soon as possible. In situations where the problems are more long standing, referrals can be provided for services within the local community.

Coming Soon!
 

Clinic hours
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed all legal holidays and campus closures

Contact information
Student Health Clinic
Lura Manor, south entrance
Minot State University
500 University Avenue West
Minot, North Dakota 58701

Phone: 701-858-3371
Fax: 701-858-3997