Substance Use Services
We provide a non-judgmental space for students to examine their substance use and support students in their efforts to make changes.
Overview of Services
Substance use services generally begin with an intake assessment to determine the degree of presenting concerns and appropriate plans for addressing concerns. Upon hearing your concerns, we'll help you establish goals and make changes to reduce the likelihood of further problems or concern.
Education Services for Sanctioned Students
Brief Alcohol Screening and Intervention for College Students (BASICS) is an interactive process for students to examine their substance use in a non-judgmental setting. BASICS is designed to engage students in reflecting on the risks related to substance use and offer goals for students to make better decisions so as to prevent future problems.
Students participating BASICS will complete an online self-assessment and have an individualized follow up session with a BASICS provider.
Instructions For Students Completing BASICS
- Visit und.edu/echeckup and select "I have not completed eCheckup previously."
- Write down your twelve digit UID number at the top of the screen. You will need this to schedule your appointment.
- Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the e-Checkuptogo online module (20-30 minutes).
- Call the UND Counseling Center at 777.2127 to schedule a one hour individual meeting with a BASICS provider. You will provide them with the UID number at the time that you make the appointment.
A fee of $50 will be charged to your student account for this service.
This course does not satisfy the North Dakota Court requirement for alcohol prevention education.
Prime for Life
Prime for Life is an engaging prevention and early intervention program designed to assist participants in reflecting on their own substance use. Participants are able to self-assess their own risk level and learn strategies for making low-risk choices.
This course does satisfy the North Dakota Court requirement for alcohol prevention education.
UCC offers an eight-hour Prime for Life classroom curriculum in two four-hour blocks. Both blocks must be attended for course completion.
Spring 2020 Course Dates
- Friday January 24 and Friday January 31 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
- Friday February 21 and Friday February 28 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
- Friday March 6 and Friday March 27 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
- Friday April 17 and Friday April 24 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Call the UND Counseling Center at 777.2127 to enroll in a Prime for Life course. A fee of $75 will be charged to your student account for this service.
Substance Use Evaluation
UCC provides assessment services for substance use evaluations for UND students conducted by licensed addition counselors. A fee of $150 will be charged to your student account for mandated substance use evaluations.
Students who have a substance use disorder may benefit from outpatient treatment services. The UCC offers individualized outpatient treatment services in combination of group and individual sessions.
Peer Support Group
Focus on establishing sober support to gain abstinence from substance use. Provide a safe place for group members to share their struggles with abstinence in a college environment. Group members can enhance their ability to create connections to assist in gaining positive supports in their lives. Contact Carolyn Shabb or Craig Davis at UCC for more information.
Enrolled UND students who have concerns about their own substance use or concerns about a peer or loved one's substance use are welcome to meet with a licensed addiction counselor with no cost or obligations.
The UND Counseling Center is the only campus in North Dakota to have a fully state accredited Alcohol and Drug Level 1 outpatient treatment program.