Birth Control

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What Birth Control is Right for You?

The Student Health Services offers many options for birth control. Deciding on the best method for your lifestyle can be confusing. Your health care provider will help you make the best choice for your lifestyle. 

Available at the Student Health Services

The Student Health Services offers the following birth contol options:

  • Condoms - free of charge
  • Birth Control Pills
  • NuvaRing (the Ring)
  • Depo Provera (the Shot)
  • Plan B (emergency contraception)

To get started on prescription birth control, make an appointment by calling 608.342.1891

If you are already on prescription birth control, you can have your prescription transferred to the Student Health Services. Call to make an appointment for a record transfer.

Emergency Contraception

Plan B (Emergency Contraception) may prevent a pregnancy after birth control failure or unprotected sex. The sooner it is taken after unprotected sex the more effective it is at preventing pregnancy. It is available at the Student Health Services for a reduced cost. It is also available at most local pharmacies.

Find out if you are eligible for free contraceptive services through the Family Planning Waiver Program. Call 1.800.291.2002.

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Confidentiality

You are important to us. Your medical records are protected under state statutes. Health information, appointment information and medical records will not be released without your consent.

Student Health Services:Contact Info

Contact Information

Student Health Services (SHS)
1 University Plaza
216 Royce Hall
Platteville WI 53818

Tel: 608.342.1891
E-mail: uwpshs@uwplatt.edu

Please be advised that e-mail is not considered a secure form of communication; therefore confidentiality cannot be guaranteed if you forward information of an urgent nature. SHS staff only monitor and respond to e-mail during regular office hours.

Office Hours:
M, T, Th, F: 7:45 a.m.–4:15 p.m.
Wed: 10 a.m.–4:15 p.m.

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