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COVID-19 Campus Information

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Spring 2022 Information

VCSU is planning to return to a full campus experience for the 2021-2022 school year. To do this safely, we are encouraging all members of campus to get vaccinated and every member of campus to make safe decisions in regard to wearing a mask, physical distancing and hand washing.

You are valued. Get vaccinated.

Free vaccines are available.

Register online, or walk in and get your free COVID vaccine. Open to all VCSU students, employees/employee family and the community. Clinic sponsored City County Public Health District, they are open


Talk to someone about COVID or the vaccineNurse Betty Tykwinski


Campus nurse, Director for Health Services Betty Tykwinski RN, is always available to talk about the vaccine and discuss any concerns you may have. Visit her office on the first floor of Mythaler Hall, call 701-845-7305 or email

You Are Trusted

  • Wash your hands and sanitize
  • Carry a mask with you and wear one if you prefer
  • Stay home if you feel unwell 
  • If you feel unsafe, talk with someone
  • Ask people to wear a mask if you feel uncomfortable or find someone to talk with


You help make campus safe

You may be asked to wear a mask, or required in certain settings. Be respectful and know we all work together to make this a safe space for everyone.

Specific places you may be required to wear a mask:

  • Faculty members may require masks in their classrooms and offices.
  • Supervisors and staff may require masks in their workspaces.
  • Masks are required by anyone visiting VCSU Health Services.

VCSU Campus Health Services

Betty Tykwinski
Director of Health Services
(701) 845-7305

VCSU Counseling Services

Erin Klingenberg, PhD, LPCC, NCC-BC
Dean for Student Affairs and Director of Counseling Services
(701) 845-7300

Kelsie Carter, MEd, LPC
Clinical Mental Health Counselor
(701) 845-7427

Holly DeVries
(701) 845-7424

North Dakota Department of Health Hotline

For questions related to COVID-19, the public can call the NDDoH health hotline at 866-207-2880 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday.