Tang Center offers the following services that can be of help to students with concerns and needs around HIV/AIDS. Also see: About Confidentiality.
|Request||What to Do|
|Academic adjustments||See Academic Adjustments Related to Medical Conditions.|
| Come to Tang, Room 3300 to make a first-time appointment in CPS. Individual counseling is available where students can discuss a full range of issues including those around HIV/AIDS, relationship and couples counseling, experiences of oppression and discrimination, grief, loss or abuse issues, stress management, coming out issues, and academic and career concerns.
If you prefer to talk with a counselor of a particular sex, ethnicity or sexual identity we will do our best to arrange it. Simply inform the assistant at the reception desk or write your request on the form.
|Call 642-2000 to schedule an appointment with a clinician for confidential medical evaluation and care for early HIV infection, as well as AIDS-related care.|
|Trained peer educators are available to talk about HIV testing, safer sex and how to make it fun, LGBT issues, and any other sexual health concerns. Individuals and couples are welcome. Call 642-2000 to schedule an appointment.
Also see: Sexual Health Education Program.
|Call 642-6074 to schedule an appointment with a medical social worker who can provide confidential counseling to help students with managing problems that can emerge from illness such as financial, academic, legal,and family concerns, as well as provide campus and community referrals. Social workers also provide support during the initial adjustment period following a recent HIV diagnosis.|
|Health insurance||Contact the Student Health Insurance office at 642-5700 for information on the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) for undergraduate and graduate students and/or for insurance resources for domestic partners and dependents.|
|HIV Testing||See online health topic HIV Testing for more information.|
|Referrals for the campus community||Call Social Services at 642-6074 for referrals to community support groups and drug assistance programs.|
|Resources||Visit Tang's Self-Care Resource Center, on the second floor, which has a number of books, videos, and articles on HIV/AIDS. Some books are available for check-out.
See online health topic: HIV Testing.
|Safer sex supplies||Condoms and lube can be purchased at reduced prices through the Tang Center pharmacy.|
|Volunteer opportunities||Opportunities to make a difference and give back to the community are available through peer education programs. See Peer Education Programs.|
|See Everything You Want to Know About a Medical Withdrawal.|
|Workshops for student groups||SHEP peer educators are available to speak about sexual health, including HIV/AIDS and eroticizing safer sex, to groups in the campus community, such as residence halls, fraternities, sororities, clubs, and co-ops.
Call Health Promotion at 642-7202 to request a presentation.
Your appointments with clinicians, counselors and other UHS staff are confidential. By law, your parents, friends, professors and other school officials do NOT have access to your UHS records. UHS must obtain your written permission prior to releasing your health information, except when we are required by law to release it. For more information, see the UHS Notice of Privacy Practices.