University Health Partners

Following an integrated, collaborative model, University Health Partners (UHP) unites the components of health and well-being for MSU students including prevention, health promotion, public health, medical services, dental services, and counseling & psychological services.

UHP Medical Services, Dental Services and Counseling & Psychological Services are located in the Swingle Building just east of the Strand Union Building. The Office of Health Advancement is located in two houses at 1102 and 1106 S. 6th Ave. The VOICE Center is located in 370 Strand Union Building (SUB) on the third floor above Leigh Lounge and Avogadros Number.

  • Medical Services
  • Dental Services
  • Health Advancement
  • Counseling & Psychological Services
  • The VOICE Center

Medical Services

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UHP Medical Services provides primary health care to eligible MSU students and spouses. In addition to primary health care, UHP has a clinical laboratory, x-ray, pharmacy, and nutrition services. UHP is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care and is a member of the American College Health Association. All MSU students who carry seven or more credits are charged the health fee each semester and are eligible for care. Students carrying fewer than seven credits and non-student spouses may also receive care if they pay the health fee. For more information call 406-994-2311.

All MSU students are required to show proof of current immunizations against the following vaccine-preventable diseases: measles, mumps, and rubella (two doses of each unless born before 1957). New students must also complete the Student Health Service’s tuberculosis screening form. Students identified by the screening process as high risks for tuberculosis must be tested. Students will not be permitted to register for classes until the Student Health Services receives verification of immunizations, screening, and (if required) tuberculosis testing.

Immunizations

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All MSU students are required to show proof of current immunizations against the following vaccine-preventable diseases: measles, mumps, and rubella (two doses of each unless born before 1957). New students must also complete UHP’s tuberculosis screening form. Students identified by the screening process as high risk for tuberculosis must be tested. Students will not be permitted to register for classes until the UHP receives verification of immunizations, screening, and (if required) tuberculosis testing. For questions or information call 406-994-2311.

Health Insurance

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Montana State University students who carry six or more credits are required to carry health insurance. Health insurance is available for all MSU students through a university-sponsored health insurance program.  Students who have adequate health insurance may waive participation in the University plan. Students can contact the Insurance Coordinator at 406-994-3199.

Dental Services

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UHP Dental Services provides preventive and emergency care for urgent dental needs. Routine cleanings and emergency treatment can be provided for most students in addition to complete examinations, fillings, and crowns. Other dental treatments such as night guards, tooth whitening, custom fit athletic mouth guards, root canals and extractions can be provided within certain limits. For appointments or more information call 406-994-2314.

Health Advancement

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Health Advancement Educates, Empowers and Energizes the MSU community to thrive through a balanced lifestyle.  We employ the public health approach which works to create an environment that supports making healthy choices.  Health Advancement uses evidence-informed programs, activities and educational campaigns designed to allow students to be successful academically and personally.  We take a harm reduction approach to alcohol, tobacco and drug use, promote safe sexual practices, positive body image, healthy nutrition, the development of resiliency, positive stress management and healthy sleep hygiene habits among other wellness related topics. The Office of Health Advancement offers paid internships to allow students the opportunity to apply theory to practice while still in school and works collaboratively with other campus and community partners.   For more information, please call 406-994-4380 

Counseling and Psychological Services

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Counseling & Psychological Services (CPS) provides culturally sensitive services to MSU’s diverse student population. Services at CPS are free and confidential. CPS sees students for a variety of concerns including adjustment difficulties, academic struggles, depression, anxiety, relationships, substance use, eating disorders, current/past trauma or abuse, problematic behaviors, identity concerns and many others.

In addition to counseling services, CPS staff offer outreach and prevention programming, including suicide prevention, and consultation and training to student organizations, faculty and staff.

CPS is staffed by licensed psychologists and counselors, as well as advanced graduate students and is accredited by the International Association of Counseling Centers The training program is accredited by the American Psychological Association.

Students can reach CPS at 406-994-4531 to schedule an appointment. There are various crisis resources available to students after hours including the 24-hour crisis line at 406-586-3333, National Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255, and National Crisis Text Line at 741741

The VOICE Center

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The VOICE Center provides free confidential support, advocacy, and referral services to survivors of rape, sexual assault, relationship violence, and stalking. Trained student advocates and professional staff work with faculty, other campus professionals, and the Bozeman community to provide advocacy and education. The VOICE Center has walk-in hours as well as a 24-hour crisis line. Students of any age or gender are invited to stop in or call for information: 406-994-7069.