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Learn more about our services, in-person hours and other resources.

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"My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive." - Maya Angelou

Our Health & Wellness Center is staffed by registered nurses who are here to help with your health and wellness needs. We provide the following services:

  • Health and wellness information, referrals and resources
  • Substance abuse and recovery support
  • Nicotine cessation services, including nicotine patches, gum and lozenges
  • Sexual violence prevention, education and resources

If you would like to speak with a nurse, call 410-777-2480 and leave a voicemail with your name, AACC ID number and a phone number for us to call you back (be sure your voicemail is set up). If you call during our normal business hours, we will respond to your call within one hour.

For medical emergencies call 911, or for mental health or substance use crisis call Mobile Crisis at 410-768-5522.


The most frequently-used, free and confidential health services include:

Over-the-Counter Medications

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.

Self-Care Station

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.

Free/Low Cost Health Care and Insurance Information

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.

Rapid HIV Testing

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health provides HIV testing in the Health & Wellness Center. To inquire, stop by the center or give us a call at 410-777-2480.

Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Testing and Treatment

Let us help!

We offer urine testing Monday through Wednesday if you need tests for gonorrhea or chlamydia.

Gender Neutral Single-Occupant Restroom

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.

Lactation Room

Are you a nursing mother?

For your comfort, the Health & Wellness Center coordinates private Lactation Rooms with chairs, a desk or small table and locking doors at AACC in Arnold, the Glen Burnie Town Center and AACC at Arundel Mills. To request access and coordinate scheduling, contact the Health & Wellness Center staff.

Pregnancy Test Kits

Need a different kind of test?

We offer free pregnancy test kits for you to grab inside of the Health & Wellness Center.


We also offer many different free wellness services. The most popular include:

Blood Pressure, Height and Weight Check

Know your numbers!

Measure, record, track and understand your weight, blood pressure and pulse. According to, 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.

StressLess Room


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.

Health and Wellness Bulletin Board

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!

Pop-up Health & Wellness Activities and Events

Stay informed!

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!

Hands-Only CPR

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.

"Opioids: Hope, Help and Understanding"

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.

In or Seeking Recovery?

Anne Arundel Community College recognizes the individualized needs of students in recovery and those seeking recovery. The Substance Abuse Education Office, provides prevention, education and support 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.

Virtual Health & Wellness Center

Provides 24/7 access to all of our services and resources via Canvas. 

Visit the Virtual Health & Wellness Center


We’re happy to help.

Health & Wellness Center

Shawn Grim, RN


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Visit Us

Health & Wellness Center

Student Union Room 120
Conveniently located between the Hawk's Nest Grill and the AACC bookstore.
Tel: 410-777-2480
Fax: 410-777-4480 

In-Person Hours

8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.