Learn about the various sexual and reproductive health resources that are available to you as a uOttawa student.

Safer sex products

Campus distribution program

You can get a wide variety of free safer sex products at theWellness Loungeand the Student Health and Wellness Centre

  • Condoms and other physical barriers offered:
    • External condoms: ONE® and Kimono thin brands, latex-free, large and non-lubricated
    • Oral barriers/dams: latex and latex-free
    • Internal condoms
  • Not on campus? Sexitsmart.ca can send the same free safer sex products straight to your Ottawa/Gatineau home in discreet packaging.
  • For large requests (100 condoms or other products), send us an email at [email protected]

Reproductive wellness

Reproductive health products

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Family planning

Learn about the services offered at Planned Parenthood Ottawa, a pro-choice organization supporting informed sexual and reproductive health choice through education, counselling, information and referral services.

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STBBI testing

Sexually Transmitted and Blood Borne Infections (STBBI) are infections that can be passed from one person to another through vaginal, anal or oral sex, or through the blood and some other bodily fluids. Visit the Ottawa Public Health website to learn more.

In-person (booking)

For general STBBI testing, visit the Student Health and Wellness Centre.

For HIV testing, the University of Ottawa, in partnership with Somerset West Community Health Centre,  offers free weekly rapid anonymous HIV testing on Wednesdays between 12pm-3pm. If you are looking to get tested for HIV, you can:

Your test and results will remain confidential, as will any information gathered in the course of this service.

Please note that this service will be available between October and April in the 2023-2024 academic year.

STBBI testing


GetaKit offers free HIV self-test kits delivered right to your home or by curbside pickup to a location convenient to you.

How does it work?

  • The HIV self-testing kit is designed to be extremely simple and safe to use. You’ll need to draw a small blood sample from your fingertip that will be analyzed for HIV antibodies by the testing device.
  • But don’t worry, everything you need to perform the test will be inside the kit, alongside thorough instructions, detailed labels, and a phone number to reach out to in case you have questions or encounter any issues.

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