Sexual Health

General Birth Control Information
Bedsider provides detailed descriptions of all types of contraceptives, answers questions, and contains informational videos and testimonials. Check out the birth control method explorer.
Bedsider provides dozens of helpful and entertaining videos, such as the example below.
HUSHP Student Health Insurance Plan Birth Control Information
There is a $0 copayment for all generic prescription contraceptives and brand name products that have no generic equivalent. Visit the HUSHP website for more information.
If you waived coverage in the Student Health Insurance Plan, please contact your insurance plan for copayment rates and information.
Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Testing
  • Harvard University Health Services (HUHS) provides all students with free STI testing.
  • If you do not feel comfortable going to HUHS for STI testing, the Get Yourself Tested Campaign has a list of locations for HIV and STI testing. 
Questions about sexual health and relationships?
Call SHARC at 617-496- 7561 or visit them, during the academic year, on the fifth floor of HUHS:
  • Sunday to Thursday from 9:00 PM-Midnight
  • Friday and Saturday from 8:00-10:00 PM