Our Health & Wellness Center is staffed by registered nurses who are here to help with your health and wellness needs.
The most frequently-used, free and confidential health services include:
Don't feel well?
The Health & Wellness Center can help you make it through the day with free, over-the-counter medications like acetaminophen, ibuprofen, allergy, cough, cold and anti-diarrheal medications.
Can't make it to the store?
Grab-and-go items such as Band-Aids, condoms, safer sex supplies, cough drops and tampons are available for you either inside or outside the Health & Wellness Center.
No health insurance?
You have options! We can help you find resources for everything from getting insured, to finding a physician, to free and low-cost care. International students have options, too! Stop by to pick up health information literature or get referrals.
Are you doing it?
HIV testing should be a part of everyone’s regular health routine along with safer sex practices and clear consent about what you want to do and with whom, every time. the Health & Wellness Center works with local agencies and organizations to offer sexual health services and information. Free literature, condoms and lube are available inside and outside of the Health & Wellness Center. The Anne Arundel County Department of Health provides HIV testing and a nine-strain HPV vaccine weekly during the fall and spring terms, and two to three times per term at AACC at Arundel Mills. Please stop by the Health & Wellness Center or give us a call at 410-777-2480.
Let us help!
We offer urine testing daily if you are in need of any tests for gonorrhea and chlamydia. We can also provide you with treatment supplies and resources.
Everybody's gotta go...
And sometimes you just need a little privacy! The Health & Wellness Center has a private, single-occupant restroom available to anyone on campus. Just stop in Student Union Room 120.
Are you a nursing mother?
For your comfort, the Health & Wellness Center offers a private Lactation Room with chairs, a desk or small table and locking doors.
Need a different kind of test?
We offer free pregnancy test kits for you to grab inside of the Health & Wellness Center.
We also have many different wellness services that are available free of charge. Our more popular services include:
Need a quick snack to get you through the day?
Fresh fruit is available daily in the Health & Wellness Center.
Know your numbers!
Measure, record, track and understand your weight, blood pressure and pulse. According to healthfinder.gov, one in three Americans has high blood pressure. Get your blood pressure checked regularly starting at age 18. While you're there make sure to get your height, weight and waist measurement.
The Health & Wellness Center understands the impact of stress on both academic performance and physical health and offers 20- to 30-minute appointments in the StressLess Room, a private, softly lit room that features a heated, electric shiatsu massage chair, relaxation DVDs and CDs, stress management literature and more.
Stop on by!
Take a look at our Health & Wellness information on our bulletin board. We'll have scavenger hunts for you to play as well!
Make us a part of your regular commute to class and stay up to date on our upcoming events and activities happening from the Health & Wellness Center. We have events available all year round!
Do you know CPR?
Stop by and see us to learn more about how to give hands-only CPR! Be prepared in case you ever come across someone who needs it.
Need information on opioids?
Check out a 28-minute video of AACC students' unfiltered, real-life experiences of addiction and recovery. Access the video by clicking the "Opioids: Hope, Help and Understanding" banner on MyAACC.
Anne Arundel Community College recognizes the individualized needs of students in recovery and those seeking recovery. The Substance Abuse Education Office, provides prevention, education, support and resources, for students and employees who are facing alcohol or drug-related concerns.
The Collegiate Recovery Center (CRC) in Student Union Room 217 is staffed by a peer support specialist who is available to inspire and encourage academic and social fulfillment.