Unplanned Pregnancy Prevention
The Arkansas Legislature passed Act 943 in 2015 which directs colleges and universities to develop an action plan to address the prevention of unplanned pregnancies. UAMS supports these efforts, and a list of pregnancy prevention resources available to students is below.
Student Health Clinic
Services available include contraception management and health education.
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Closed for lunch 12:30 p.m to 1:00 p.m.
Closed for UAMS holidays.
Location:The Student Health Clinic is located on the terrace level of the Family Medical Center building at 521 Jack Stephens Drive. The clinic entrance is on the east side of the building, facing the corner of Cedar and Sixth Street. You also have access to free clinic parking.
Arkansas Campaign to Prevent Unplanned Pregnancy
This non-profit organization provides information on resources that are available to students including local health centers contact information and birth control information. Additional information can be found on their website.
Arkansas Department of Health
The Arkansas Department of Health Women’s Health program provides information on family planning on their website.
Bedsider.org is an online birth control support network for women 18-29.
Single Parent Scholarship Fund
The Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund provides support to single parents who are pursuing their education.