HIV and STD Testing

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If you are or are thinking about becoming sexually active regular HIV and STD testing are parts of safer sex practices. You may obtain tests for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) on campus at the Student Health Center.

HIV and STD Testing Options On Campus

  1. Student Health Services* offers confidential HIV and STD testing and consultation during normal business hours .  Some tests require samples of body fluids (urine or vaginal secretions), and others require a simple blood test.  If you receive STD/HIV testing at the Student Health Center, you will need to pay a minimal fee, and the test will be included in your medical record.  Your provider will discuss the cost of each test, but you should also check with your health insurance carrier to find out which tests your policy covers.
  2. You may also test for free with an STD Counselor from Wake County Human Services*(WCHS) available the first and third Wednesdays each month in the afternoon. There will be no testing during breaks.  WCHS does not provide herpes or human papillomavirus (HPV) testing.
    *Appointments may only be scheduled beginning Monday of each week that testing is available.
  3. The GLBT Center on campus offers confidential testing the last Friday of each month from 12 – 2 p.m. in collaboration with the Wake County Health Department

*To make an appointment for HIV or other STD testing, call 919-515-2563, select option 2. The appointment coordinator can discuss testing options with you. If you do not want to say that HIV/STD testing is the reason for your appointment, you can say you have a personal issue.

Other Area HIV / STD Testing Resources

  1. If symptoms are present, make an appointment with Student Health by calling 919-515-2563 or visit the Wake County Human Services located at 10 Sunnybrook Road, Raleigh.  Services are free at WCHS.
  2. The Wake County Human Services, located at 10 Sunnybrook Road, Raleigh, offers an evening clinic every Wednesday from 4:30-7:00 p.m. You must be signed in by 4:30 p.m. Services are free.
  3. A Wake County Human Services STI/ HIV Counselor is available by phone Monday – Friday, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. at  919-212-7419.
  4. Planned Parenthood located at 100 S. Boylan Avenue, Raleigh offers STD testing Monday- Saturday, including some evenings.
  5. LGBT Center of Raleigh located at 324 S. Harrington Street, Raleigh offers testing every Monday and Thursday evening from 6 – 8:30 p.m. in collaboration with the Alliance of AIDS Services-Carolina.
  6. Alliance of AIDS Services located at 1812 Tillery Place Suite 105, Raleigh offers testing Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m,
  7. Gateway Campus located at 1306 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh offers testing every Tuesday from 12 – 3 p.m.

Costs at Student Health

STD Lab Test Cost Results
HIV $7 State of NC Lab
$23 Lab Corp
$25 Student Health
2-3 weeks
3-5 days
same day
Syphilis $7 State of NC Lab
$17.75 Lab Corp
2-3 weeks
3-5 days
Herpes $45 Blood Screen
$45 Wound Swab
3-5 days
3-5 days
Gonorrhea/Chlamydia $35 Urine
$35 Cervical Swab (female)
$42 Rectal Swab
3-5 days
3-5 days
3-5 days
Trichomoniasis, Yeast, Bacterial Vaginosis $15 Wet Prep (female) same day
Genital Warts (HPV) $102 Routine Pap/physical exam, plus $74 HPV-specific testing if abnormal cells detected 5-7 days
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis C
$21 Lab Corp
$24 Lab Corp
3-5 days
3-5 days