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PLEASE NOTE: Fall undergraduate courses will begin on Tuesday, August 25. Information and FAQs are available on the Return to Grounds website and the Fall 2020 Student Resource website, which will be updated frequently.

All events on Grounds are cancelled until at least August 15.

Call to Schedule an Appointment

Appointments That Require You to Call Our Office
(not available for online scheduling):

  • Sexual- and Gender-Based Violence
    • If you have experienced sexual or gender-based violence you can obtain confidential medical attention at Student Health and Wellness.
    • We can address any physical, mental, and/or emotional concerns that you may have due to an unwanted sexual encounter.
    • Whether the encounter(s) occurred recently or long ago, we can provide you a range of services. The type of care we provide will depend on when the encounter(s) occurred:
      • If the encounter occurred less than 120 hours ago
      • If the encounter occurred more than 120 hours ago
      • Elson Student Health Center & the UVA Health Emergency Department are the only local health care facilities with specially trained nurses who can perform a forensic sexual assault examination.
    • While some students are interested in a forensic sexual assault examination other students may not be interested in this type of exam. Regardless, we can still provide emotional support and counseling, as well as a medical evaluation and treatment.
    • Please call our triage nurse to schedule an appointment if you have experienced gender-based violence at 434-924-2773.
  • Depo Provera ('The Shot')
    • Depo Provera is birth control injection of a hormone called progestin that lasts for three months.
    • An injection is scheduled every 12 weeks.
    • If you are interested in learning more about Depo Provera we would be happy to discuss this method with your during a contraceptive counseling visit.
    • If you are interested in using Depo for contraception or need to schedule an appointment for an injection, please call our triage nurse at 434-924-2773.
  • Visits for other gynecologic (GYN) concerns or problems:
    • We offer evaluation and treatment for many common GYN concerns including, but not limited to:
      • Vaginitis
      • Urinary tract infections
      • Menstrual concerns (periods that are too frequent, infrequent, irregular or painful)
      • Abdominal and pelvic pain
      • Breast problems
      • PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome)
      • Painful sex and other sexual difficulties
      • Pregnancy testing
      • Preconception counseling
    • Please call our triage nurse to schedule an appointment for the above concerns.