BOCA RATON STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES
HIV/AIDS Counselor
An HIV/AIDS Counselor is available to all members of the University community (students, faculty and staff) to counsel with regard to all aspects of HIV/AIDS. The HIV/AIDS Counselor can be reached by calling (561) 297-1120.
ON-CAMPUS HIV TESTING FOR STUDENTS:
Owls Care Health Promotion offers confidential HIV testing to the FAU community. Today & Beyond Wellness is located in the Student Services Building (SS8), Room 222 (above the Breezeway Food Court). To schedule an appointment or for more information, call (561) 297-1120. There are several testing options:
  • Orasure® – This HIV test requires the collection of an oral fluid specimen. Results are provided in three weeks and the test is FREE. This testing is offered by appointment only and is offered only to students.
  • OraQuick® Rapid HIV test – This HIV test is performed using an oral swab; no blood. Results are available in 30 minutes.  This test is offered by appointment only and is available only to students.
  • Blood test – This HIV test requires the collection of a blood specimen. Students may choose to receive results in three weeks at NO CHARGE or receive results in one week at the cost of $22.00. This testing is offered by appointment only and is offered only to students.
  • OraQuick Advance® - This rapid HIV test requires the collection of an oral fluid specimen and results are provided in approximately 30 minutes. The test is free and is offered  two or three Thursdays each month (excluding holidays). Testing is conducted by Care Resource and offered in Owls Care Health Promotion. Testing is done on a first come, first served basis and is offered to students, faculty and staff.  Cal (561) 297-1120 to ask about upcoming testing dates.
OFF CAMPUS HIV TESTING:
Students, faculty and staff interested in HIV testing off-campus may choose from several testing sites*:
  • Comprehensive AIDS Program (CAP): Offers free HIV testing. The HIV test requires the collection of an oral fluid specimen and results are given in 30 minutes. Testing is offered by appointment only. CAP testing sites are located throughout Palm Beach County:
    West Palm Beach (561) 472-2466
    Delray Beach (561) 274-6400
    Riviera Beach (561) 844-1266
  • Planned Parenthood: Planned Parenthood offers an HIV test that requires the collection of a blood specimen. Results are provided in 10 minutes and the cost of the test is $50. Students may receive a reduced price by showing their student ID. No appointment is necessary. For more information and to find the Planned Parenthood nearest you, call (800) 230-PLAN.
  • Compass: Offers free HIV testing in Palm Beach County. The HIV test requires the collection of an oral fluid specimen and results are given in 30 minutes. No appointment is necessary. For more information, call (561) 533-9699.
  • Care Resource: Offers free HIV testing. The HIV test requires the collection of an oral fluid specimen and results are given in 30 minutes. Care Resource testing sites are located in Broward and Miami-Dade County:
    Broward (954) 567-7141
    Miami-Dade (305) 576-1234 or (786) 466-1504
*Please contact off-campus testing sites as testing times and fees are subject to change.


 Last Modified 12/19/14