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Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse Prevention Programs

Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse Prevention Programs
WSC's alcohol and drug prevention programs strive to educate students about the risks associated with alcohol and drug use, communicate clear messages about the consequences of alcohol and substance use, and provide a variety of substance-free on-campus student programming.

WSC's self-evaluations take about 20 minutes to complete and results are entirely anonymous. The evaluations provide personalized feedback and information about alcohol and tobacco use. WSC's full-time, on-campus Counselor provides free consultation regarding any alcohol or drug use questions or concerns.    Disclaimer: These are not official WSC web sites. Descriptive and statistical information has been provided by WSC, the Alcohol and Tobacco eCHECKUP TO GO and the Sexual Violence Prevention programs are owned, operated, and maintained by the San Diego State University Research Foundation. If you have questions about the program's use at WSC, please contact WSC Student Affairs at wsc.studentaffairs@willistonstate.edu.
 

Biennial Review

WSC complies with the Drug-Free School and Campuses Regulation that requires institutions of Higher Education to conduct a biennial review of their Alcohol and Other Drug programs and policies (EDGAR Part 86.100).
WSC 2019-2020 Drug & Alcohol Prevention Program
WSC's 2018 Biennial Review

Sexual Violence Prevention Program

Sexual Violence Prevention Program
WSC believes that it is the responsibility of all students, faculty and staff to be a well-informed, active participant in building and supporting a safe campus environment free of any sexual violence. This program serves to promote this endeavor. Upon program completion, you should be able to:

·  Identify characteristics of healthy vs. unhealthy relationships
·  Define "consent" 
·  Identify different forms of sexual violence 
·  Learn strategies for identifying and interrupting sexual violence 
·  Learn strategies for helping victims of sexual violence

To access: Sexual Violence Prevention Program
 
This self-evaluation takes less than 30 minutes to complete, your results are entirely anonymous.
The evaluation will provide  feedback and accurate information about sexual violence prevention. 
WSC's Title IX Coordinator(Page not found) is able to assist with any campus sexual violence questions or concerns.
WSC's full-time, on-campus Counselor(Link to Counseling Services) provides free consultation regarding any sexual violence questions or concerns.  

Disclaimer: These are not official Williston State College web sites. Although descriptive and statistical information about the College has been provided by Williston State College, the Alcohol eCHECKUP TO GO and the Sexual Violence Prevention programs are owned, operated, and maintained by the San Diego State University Research Foundation. If you have questions about the program's use at Williston State College, please contact WSC Student Affairs at wsc.studentaffairs@willistonstate.edu.

Student Health Insurance

Student Health Insurance
The North Dakota University System (NDUS) offers health insurance coverage to international NDUS students through United Healthcare insurance company.
International Students
All international students are required to have health insurance in place and verified as per Policy 505 but in some cases, an international student is able to secure a waiver from the NDUS health insurance plan. To learn more about the waiver criteria and process, please click here. 

International students are automatically enrolled by semester in the student health insurance plan by their institution. A student may opt-in to NDUS health insurance coverage prior to automatic enrollment to expedite confirmation of coverage. The premium cost is billed to the international student's campus connection account. If an international student wants to waive this health insurance coverage, comparable coverage must be in place and verified through the waiver process. Click here to learn more. Waiver application deadline for Fall 2019 is yet to be determined. WSC'S International Health Insurance Procedure (PAGE NOT FOUND) outlines payment requirements.
Eligibility
All full-time undergraduate and graduate students, actively taking classes on campus, are eligible to enroll. "Full-time" is defined as:
  1. Undergraduate students enrolled in 12 or more credit hours each semester
  2. Additionally, eligible students who enroll may insure their dependents as well. Eligible dependents are the student's legal spouse/domestic partner and dependent children under 26 years of age. The student must be enrolled in order to access an enrollment opportunity for dependents
  3. Students eligible for this insurance plan must be actively attending class in person. Students that are primarily enrolled in online courses, home study programs, or correspondence courses do not fulfill the eligibility requirements.
  4. This list is not exhaustive; each applicant must review the insurance policy information and base eligibility determinations upon that review. If a student is found to be ineligible for the policy, United Healthcare will remove the student from the policy. If you have questions if you are eligible or not, please contact Katie Fitzsimmons at the NDUS Office.
  5. If you have questions about the Spring/Summer 2019 coverage, please contact Kaylyn Bondy at wsc.studentaffairs@willistonstate.edu  
Plan Coverage Periods and Premiums
To add a spouse and/or dependent, the rate and coverage periods are the same as the student rate.  
International Students
Annual (August 16, 2019-August 15, 2020): $1978.00
Fall (August 16, 2019 - December 31, 2019): $746.00
Spring/Summer (January 1, 2020-August 15, 2020): $1,232.00  
Domestic Students
Domestic students (i.e. American citizens) are not required by the NDUS to carry coverage; however, the Affordable Care Act does require that you carry some sort of health insurance. If you would like assistance with selecting health insurance, please contact Katie Fitzsimmons at the NDUS Office.  

Navigating the topic of health insurance can be confusing and intimidating. You may consult the Health Insurance Marketplace at HealthCare.gov to select an alternate plan and information, or if you would like assistance, please contact Maureen Potucek, UND Student Health Services Insurance Coordinator. Maureen is extending her services to all NDUS students across the state free of charge (not just UND students) who need alternative medical insurance. She welcomes the opportunity to navigate the Health Insurance Marketplace with you in person or by phone, and/or assist you in finding health insurance coverage or medical assistance that meets your needs. Maureen's contact information is: 701-777-3457 or maureen.potucek@und.edu.
 
United Healthcare Contact Information:
United Healthcare Customer Service
www.UHCSR.com/NDUS
877-433-6667
customerservice@uhcsr.com 

WSC Campus Health Insurance Contact:
Kaylyn Bondy
kaylyn.bondy@willistonstate.edu
701-774-4585
 
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