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USD Student Health Services

Sanford Vermillion is pleased to be the provider for USD's Student Health Services.

Sanford Health Vermillion Clinic is dedicated to the work of healing and has the vision to significantly improve the human condition through patient care, education and research. We are committed to health care excellence at an affordable cost to students.

All currently enrolled USD students who pay the general activity fee each semester are eligible to use Student Health. Your Coyote Card must be presented as identification when using Student Health Services. 

M-F, 7:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Sat., 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Sun., 4-7 p.m.

Health Services to Meet Your Needs

Health care in today's world can often be confusing. Sanford Health Vermillion Clinic would like to take the opportunity to explain to you our many services we provide to students.


We use an appointment system to provide convenience and timeliness in meeting your health care needs. You may schedule an appointment with any of the clinic doctors or physician assistants depending on their availability and yours. Student Health offers free office visits to students. Other costs can be accumulated at the time of visit. Please be sure to prepare for your appointment. Items you will need to bring with you include:
  • Coyote Card
  • Insurance ID card
  • Allergies and reactions
  • Medications (include medication name, dosage and strength)
  • Vitamins, herbal supplements and other over-the-counter medications
  • Family history of illness


Preventive medicine is designed to protect the health of USD students in general, and in particular, those students participating in programs that place them at increased health risk.
  • Allergy injections - Students must provide allergy serum and a physician order to administer allergy injections. There is a $5.00 per injection co-pay that is required.

  • Injections/Immunizations - These services are given to students at a discounted rate. Please inquire for current prices.


Basic laboratory services are provided to you at a discounted fee through the Student Health contract include:
  • Urinalysis/Micro
  • Automated Complete Blood Count
  • White Cell Count
  • Hemoglobin, Platelet
  • Glucose
  • Occult Blood Screen
  • Strep Test


Physical examinations are important to protect the health and wellness of our students along with their specific health care needs. Below are a list of physicals we offer to students at discounted rates along with basic care:
  • Basic Care Examinations (i.e. cold/cough, etc.)
  • Annual Physical
  • Nursing Physical
  • Student Teaching Physical
  • Job Physical
  • Athletic Physical
  • Pre-operative Physical
  • Annual Gynecological Exam
  • Initial Nutritional Evaluation and Treatment
  • Initial Rehabilitation Services and Athletic Injury Evaluations
  • Respitory Care - Nebulizer Treatments
  • HIV Pre-Test and Post-Test Counseling
  • Disease Screening Services
  • Patient Education

My eVisits

You can get a diagnosis and prescribed treatment for common conditions, confidentially, right over internet.  eVisits can be submitted any time of day or  night. Your physician will respond back with  your diagnosis and prescribed treatment within one business day (Monday – Friday).

Conditions include:

  • Back pain
  • Cough
  • Pink eye
  • Sinus infection
  • Diarrhea
  • Yeast infection
  • Urinary tract infection

USD students can use their My Sanford Chart account for a My eVisit.
Please email to learn more.

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