Student Health Services

Assistance for Concerns Related to STDs. couple-holding-hands

For students inquiring about being tested for sexually transmitted infections (also known as sexually transmitted diseases or STDs), the following options are available:

Enrolled students may schedule an appointment at Student Health Services where staff members are happy to address students' concerns about sexually transmitted infections.  Testing for Gonorrhea, Chlamydia and Syphilis is available.  Department visit fee of $15 plus cost of testing applies.    

FREE HIV testing is offered on campus during Fall and Spring semesters through a collaborative effort between Student Health Services and Community AIDS Network/Akron Pride Initiative (CANAPI).  Spring 2014 HIV testing dates are TBA.  To schedule an appointment, call 330-972-7390 no earlier than one week prior to the testing date.  For confidentiality purposes, you will be asked to leave your birthdate and phone number.  One of our staff will return your call to give you an appointment and instructions about the testing process and location. 

Another option is to visit the Summit County Health Department's STI Clinic where they are able to check for ALL sexually transmitted diseases. The Health Department's STI clinic can be reached at 330-375-2772. They are located at 177 S. Broadway Ave., Akron, Ohio inside the John Morley Health Center Building.

For more information about the Akron Health Department's STD Clinic as well as the nature, signs and symptoms of various STDs, please check out the links listed below.

http://www.scphoh.org/

Click "Services" link and scroll down to "S" on alphabetical listing.

http://www.avert.org/std.htm

http://www.cdc.gov/family/college

http://www.collegetips.com/college-health/sexual-health.php

http://www.thebody.com/

 

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