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Sexual and Reproductive Health Services

Student Health and Wellness (SHW) is committed to providing high-quality and confidential sexual and reproductive health services that are inclusive and culturally sensitive to the identities, needs, and experiences of all UVA students. Our team of physicians, nurse practitioners, and nursing staff has the expertise to provide comprehensive preventive services, and problem visits. We recommend all students schedule yearly visits to promote healthy living and prevent illness. Services are available to students who have paid the comprehensive fee with tuition. 

SHW providers can guide you through comprehensive reproductive health services including: 
  • Birth control  

    • Consultations and prescriptions 
    • IUD and Nexplanon Implants: (Please schedule a birth control appointment first to discuss your options and to get your device ordered) 

    • Emergency contraceptive appointments (Due to the time sensitive nature of emergency contraception, please call 434.982.3915 to schedule an appointment as soon as possible. Request to speak to a nurse if a same-day appointment is not available.) 

  • Pregnancy counseling about reproductive choices, with appropriate referrals 

  • Pre-pregnancy planning consultation 

  • STI screening and treatments 

  • HIV prevention (pre and post exposure)  

  • Immunizations for HPV 

  • All other sexual health concerns regardless of gender 

To make appointments with SHW please visit the HealthyHoos portal

Free condoms are available throughout SHW. You can find them in Medical Services, the Office of Health Promotion, and the Pharmacy. 

We recognize the sensitive nature of appointments regarding reproductive and gender-related health. If it is your first visit, we will ask that you complete an initial questionnaire before your appointment—check the "Forms" tab in your HealthyHoos patient portal landing page. 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT STI SERVICES: 

We offer STI screening for symptomatic and asymptomatic students of all genders.   

If you have a concern about a possible exposure to an STI, an unwanted sexual encounter, or have symptoms such as abnormal vaginal discharge, abnormal bleeding, bleeding after sex, genital bumps or sores, please schedule online on HealthyHoos based on the symptom or call (434) 982-3915.  

You can check out the charges for our services here. If you have insurance through the Aetna Student Health Plan, your Aetna insurance will be billed for the tests. If you have a different health insurance plan, the charges for the test will be sent to your student SIS account. You may be able to be reimbursed for the charges by your health insurance company.