Women’s Health

Women’s Health

A broad range of women’s health care services are provided at Student Health Services. 

Appointments are available for:

  • Gynecological problems
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Contraception
  • Screening & treatment of sexually transmitted infection
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Well Woman Exams (Pap smear & clinical breast exam)
  • Colposcopic exams for evaluation of abnormal pap smears by referral

Walk-In/Urgent Care:

  • Emergency contraception (within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse)
  • Urinary tract infection
  • STI screening
  • Pregnancy testing

Birth Control Services:

Health services offers birth control services and information. Female students may receive oral contraceptives, patches, rings, Depo-Provera injections, and IUCs.  Non-prescription contraceptives may be purchased at the SHCS pharmacy. 

Pregnancy Testing:

The test is available for female students and is covered as part of the student health fee. You may walk in to the first floor reception desk and request a test. Results are available in approximately 10 minutes.

Family PACT (Family Planning, Access, Care & Treatment)

What is Family PACT?

Family PACT Program provides clinical services for family planning reproductive health at no cost to low-income residents. Women and men are eligible if they reside in California, are at risk of pregnancy or causing pregnancy, have a gross family income at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level, and have no other source of health care coverage for family planning services. The Family PACT Program is administered by the Department of Health Services, Office of Family Planning.

Why should I enroll?

Family PACT provides access to family planning services for men and women, as well as education, counseling and treatment to protect your reproductive health.

What services are provided?

  • Contraceptive methods and supplies
  • Pregnancy testing with counseling
  • Testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections (STIs)
  • HIV screening
  • Education and counseling for all contraceptive methods
  • Periodic physical exam
  • Oral contraceptives
  • Condoms
  • Contraceptive injections
  • Contraceptive implant
  • Intrauterine contraception
  • Transdermal patches
  • Emergency contraception
  • Vaginal rings
  • Diaphragm
  • Cervical cap
  • Spermicides
  • Fertility awareness method

How may you qualify?

  • You must meet all the following criteria to be eligible for Family PACT services
  • Be a resident of California (have a California address)
  • Have a gross family income at or below 200 percent of the Federal poverty level. Click on the link to view the federal poverty level income guidelines
  • Be determined by the Family PACT provider to be at risk of pregnancy or causing pregnancy
  • Lack other insurance coverage
  • Have no other source of health care coverage for family planning services or
  • Have insurance with unmet deductible or
  • Have Medi-Cal with no family planning coverage or
  • Have Medi-Cal with unmet share of cost or
  • Have insurance but need to keep family planning services confidential

How do I enroll?

Please download and complete the Client Eligibility Certification Form

Bring the form with you when you come to your NEXT appointment at SHCS at the WELL

For medical or psychiatric emergencies, please call 9-1-1 or go to the nearest hospital.