Counseling Services

Welcome to NDSCS Counseling Services!


NDSCS Counseling Services is dedicated to helping students develop and maintain their emotional health and achieve their educational and personal goals. We promote a healthy and inclusive community through relationship building, education, crisis intervention and support.

How to Make an Appointment

If you are interested in personal counseling, schedule an appointment online by calling 701-671-2286. Individual, couples and family counseling is available in Fargo by calling 701-231-6940. 

Medication Management Services

NDSCS Counseling Services, in cooperation with Essentia Health, is pleased to offer Medication Management Services. Students can visit with a medical provider to see if they may benefit from medication to treat their mental health. 

To access these services, students need to first make an appointment with the NDSCS Personal Counselor by calling Student Health and Counseling Services at 701.671.2286. There are no fees to see either the Personal Counselor or the medical provider; however, the cost of prescriptions is the responsibility of the student. Counseling Services and Medication Management Services are available to enrolled students.

NDSCS STRONG - Suicide Awareness and Prevention

NDSCS wants you to take an active role in suicide prevention! See what you should know and what you can do to promote a safe environment.


NDSCS Counseling Services adheres to strict confidentiality standards as mandated by North Dakota statutes and the American Counseling Association. Information may be shared at your request with written consent.

Crisis Contacts

During Business Hours
Student Health Services: 701-671-2286

After Business Hours
NDSCS Police: 701-671-2233, Fargo: 911

Other Resources
First Link - Local Helpline answered 24/7: 701-235-SEEK (7335) | 211
Mobile Mental Health Unit: 701-298-4500
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

NDSCS Counseling Services Contact Information

Riley Hall Room 113
Wahpeton, ND 58076

Phone: 701-671-2286