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Health and Wellness

University Health Services

University Health Services provides many services to students, including:

  • Birth control prescriptions, condoms, and contraceptive management
  • PrEP prescriptions
  • STI testing, including HIV and Hepatitis C testing
  • Training on how to safely use injectable hormones
  • Provide and dispose of sharps containers
  • Referral to providers for hormone therapy, surgical questions, etc. 

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Healthcare Options for Trans Students

  • All UMass Universities offer coverage for gender confirmation surgery and hormones. Go to and click on UMass Dartmouth for further information.

The Patch Act 

The Patch Act protects patients' rights to confidentiality in the event you are not the primary subscriber on your health insurance. For more information on how to use the Patch Act in Massachusetts, click the link below:

LGBTQIA+ Health & Wellness

Regional LGBTQIA+ Affirming Centers, Providers, and Specialists

Wellness Resources

Basic Needs

  • Jeanne's Cupboard serves as the campus food pantry
  • Free menstrual supplies are available on the table outside of the CWGS office
  • Free condoms and lubricants are available outside of the CWGS office
  • Grants for Single Mothers

Body Image & Eating Disorders

Lactation Information

  • UMass Dartmouth offers a location for breastfeeding in accordance with Massachusetts State Law.

Free and Low Income Health Care

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