Shepherd University

Health Center

Location: Gardiner Hall
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00-4:30
Phone: 304.876.5161

Family Planning Services

Shepherd University Student Health Center is a certified participant in the West Virginia Family Planning Program (WVFPP) Services provided through this program are free of charge; enrollment is required.

Available birth control methods:

  • Male and Female Condoms
  • Depo: Hormone Injection
  • Oral Contraceptives
    • Medroxy Pregesterone Acetate Injection
    • Microgestin FE 1/20
    • Micronor
    • Nuva Ring
    • Ortho Cyclen
    • Orthro-Evra Patch
    • Ortho Novum 777
    • Orthro Tri-Cyclen Lo 28
    • Ortho Tri-Cyclen 28

The WVFPP, with the Health Clinic, provide annual examinations for pap smear and gynecological check-ups. In the event of pregnancy, referrals are made to local providers or the student's own healthcare provider. Shepherd University does not offer pre-natal care.

  • Emergency contraception (Plan B) is offered through WVFPP at the Health Center, call for more information.

  • DURING SUMMER SEMESTER: THE HEALTH CENTER OFFERS BIRTH CONTROL PICK-UP TO EXISTING WVFPP PARTICIPANTS ONLY