FAQ

How can I get a prescription for birth control?

To receive a prescription for birth control at HUHS, you first need to make an appointment with your Primary Care Physician (PCP) through the HUHS Patient Portal. Once you are signed in, select "Primary Care" appointment. You will now be able to select a date and time to meet with someone on your PCP's team to discuss birth control options. 

How do I get tested for STIs at HUHS?

To receive STI testing at HUHS you must first sign into the HUHS Patient Portal. Once you are signed in, select "Primary Care" appointment and then "STI Testing". You will now be able to select a date and time to meet with someone on your PCP's team to receive the most appropriate STI tests. 

How much sleep do I really need?

According to the National Sleep Foundation, all adults over the age of 18 should get between 7 and 9 hours of sleep per night. Only you will know exactly what is right for you, but staying between 7 and 9 hours is highly recommended to feel like your best self. Head to our sleep page for more information.

What kinds of safer sex supplies can I get?

At the Center for Wellness and Health Promotion we supply a wide variety of external (male) condoms, internal (female) condoms, and flavored oral (dental) dams. We are located on the 2nd floor of the Smith Campus Center.

Where can I get safer sex supplies on campus?

Safer sex supplies can be found at many offices around campus including the Center for Wellness and Health Promotion, Harvard College Women's Center, and the BGLTQ Office. External (male) condoms can be found in most Houses and First Year Dorms. For the most up-to-date map of all locations, please go to the interactive map on the sexual health information page.