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
- 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