Health Center

Measles importation infographic: Map of the world with arrows from Asia, Africa, Europe, Central and South America pointing to the US. When measles happens anywhere in the world, it can travel to the US and spread. Make sure you and your family members are up to date on your measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine, including before traveling abroad. Ask your doctor if everyone has received all recommended doses of MMR for best protection against measles. Get vaccinated; prevent and stop measles outbreaks.

The UMW Student Health Center offers the measles ($35) as well as other routine immunizations at cost. Call (540) 654-1040 to check if your immunizations are up to date or to schedule an appointment

Traveling overseas during the summer?

Consider scheduling a travel visit with the UMW Student Health Center.  The travel visit is an individualized appointment looking at your health risks to the country/countries you will be visiting and preventative steps you can take prior to, while in country and upon your return.  Call (540) 654-1040 to schedule an appointment to help you focus on making your trip safe, fun and healthy!

Free Sexually Transmitted Infection Testing Offered Monthly:

The UMW Student Health Center in partnership with the Fredericksburg Area HIV/AIDS Support Services (FAHASS) offers monthly Sexually Transmitted Infection Testing (HIV by oral swab and urine Chlamydia and Gonorrhea) at the Student Health Center on one Friday per month from 10 AM-3 PM. Come in and Get Yourself Talking/Tested (GYT)!

Please call (540) 654-1040 to schedule an appointment, walk-ins are welcome, but might have to wait.

Free test dates: Friday, March 20, 2015 and April 17, 2015.

Thinking about starting birth control prior to the end of the semester?

Last day to schedule a new birth control pill start is Friday, March 27, 2015.  Please complete the Women’s Health Clinic pre-visit questionnaire and either email, fax or submit it in person to initiate an appointment.  For more information, visit the Women’s Clinic page or call (540) 654-1040.

Summer birth control refills.

Please place your orders for summer birth control refills by Friday, April 10, 2014. Requests can be emailed to: Please allow 48 hours for orders to be processed. Graduating Seniors may request up to 3 months. For question please call (540) 654-1040.

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Student Health 101

Student Health 101 is a FREE monthly online magazine specifically for college students. It covers health and wellness information in an informative engaging style. Check it out! SH101Cover0914-2161 Student Edition Parent Edition SH101-UMW-QRcode