University Health Services | Get Tested FAQ


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HIV Testing and Counseling Program


Confidential HIV/AIDS tests are available two ways at UHS.

Health Promotion and Wellness (HPW)

Clinical Services

Students receive counseling to help understand the results, to examine behaviors that necessitated the test, and to create risk reduction plans for the future. Students participate in a 30-minute appointment prior to the testing.

Testing Types

Local Resources

Other local resources for testing for HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted infections (STI) include:

Students at Penn State campuses other than University Park may contact the campus health office or other community resources for further information.

Additional information about HIV/AIDS is available on the CDC website.

Volunteer Oportunities

If you are a student who is interested in helping others and would like to become a student volunteer with the Peer Health Educator Program, please call the Health Promotion and Wellness office at 814.863.0461 or e-mail

Other opportunities for involvement in the fight against HIV/AIDS and STIs are available through HealthWorks.

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