Health Information

Sexual & Reproductive Health:

AIDS and HIV Information:

Men’s Health:

Women’s Health:

Sexually Transmitted Illnesses, Testing, and Birth Control:

Get Yourself Tested: 

Birth Control Options:              

Outside Clinics (STI and Pregnancy testing is available at Student Health Services):

Mazzoni Center     

Planned Parenthood    

Philadelphia Women's Center

Emergency Contraception:

Pregnancy Resources:

Call SHS for list of prenatal care facilities

Philadelphia Women's Center

Planned Parenthood  

Adoptions From the Heart

A Precious Gift: Adoption Resource Center

Golden Cradle Adoption Services (NJ)

Pennsylvania Safe Haven Law

Choice Hotline 215-985-3300

LGBTQ Information:


Rape and Sexual Assault:

If you are a victim of rape or sexual abuse, click here for immediate help.

Women Organized Against Rape (WOAR)  24-hr Hotline: 215-985-3333. WOAR offers telephone counseling, crisis intervention, emergency room counseling, follow-up, referrals, court companions, advocacy, education, training, and literature.

Philadelphia Sexual Assault Response Center (PSARC) 300 E. Hunting Park Avenue, 215-425-1625. PSARC provides medical care & forensic examinations to victims of sexual assault in a private and personal setting.  Specially trained nurses are on-call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, who will perform a medical exam, collect evidence, and provide advice and counseling referrals to victims of rape and sexual violence. Victims can call 2999 (on campus security), 911, or also call Special Victims Unit 215-685-3251 for a ride to PSARC 24/7.

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)

Safety and Violence Resources:

Circle of Six: Free Smartphone App to prevent violence before it happens

Women Against Abuse

Substance Abuse & Drugs:

Addiction Centers

Alcoholics Anonymous

Drug Facts

Addiction Guide

Mental Health:

Counseling Services (PhilaU) 215-951-2868     

The Renfrew Center Eating Disorders

Self Injury Guidance and Support

Suicide Prevention Lifeline  1-800-273-TALK

The Trevor Project: LGBTQ Crisis and Suicide Helpline

Stress and Anxiety Guide

Infectious Diseases:


The CDC Preteen and Teen Vaccines page 

Flu (Influenza)

Meningococcal Disease and Vaccination Fact Sheet from the National Meningitis Association

Meningococcal Meningitis Flyer from the National Meningitis Association

Meningitis B

Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever

Smoking Cessation:


The Clear Skin Project





Nutrition and Fitness Guide

Go Ask Alice (Columbia University)


Pharmacy (near PhilaU): 

Hopkins Pharmacy: 215-483-0900, 7700 Ridge Avenue. (offers delivery service)

Rite Aid Pharmacy: 215-842-2950, 3601 Midvale Avenue (at Cresson St. near train station) 

Traveler’s Health: 

Register your trip with STEP:

CDC Travel Health: