Many home pregnancy tests (HPTs) claim to be 99% accurate on the day you
miss your period. However, research suggests that most HPTs do not
consistently spot pregnancy that early. If you can wait one week after
your missed period, most home pregnancy tests will give you an accurate
The USF Student Health Services offers students pregnancy tests. USF Student Health Clinic is located at 2250 Hayes Street, Suite 504
, (415) 750-5995.
You should seek support from a medical
professional for prenatal care as soon as possible. USF Student Health
Clinic physicians can provide you with a list of prenatal care
offers the services of trained pastoral counselors in a caring,
supportive, non-judgmental environment to help you consider the
spiritual dimensions. To make an appointment with a campus minister,
please call 415.422.4463.
Counseling and Psychological Services can
assist students in developing greater self-understanding and help to
resolve issues that interfere with students optimal personal
functioning. To schedule an appointment with a clinically trained
counselor, please call 415.422.6352.
The USF Student Health Clinic staff at St. Mary’s Hospital can help
arrange a referral to an off campus physician, provide nutritional
guidance and answer your questions about what to expect during your
After the deductible ($200 per benefit year) has been met; medical
expenses for pregnancy, childbirth and complications of pregnancy are
payable on the same basis as any other sickness. If you have questions
about the USF-sponsored health plan, please contact Femi Bamidele at
415.422.6809 or Aetna customer service at 877.850.6036.
No. You are encouraged to continue your education at the University of
San Francisco if you desire and are physically able to do so. The
University community will support your academic and personal growth and
accommodate your needs regarding course work and housing. You will
also have the option to take a leave of absence up to one year and come
back and resume your studies.
Finding a medical provider for prenatal care is important. USF Student Health Services
physicians will help you with getting information for area doctors. In
addition you can contact Counseling and Psychological Services at
415.422.6352. You are also encouraged to contact University Ministry at
415.422.4463. Both of these offices have individuals that can help you
with questions about the pregnancy.
Call 1-800-311-BABY (1-800-311-2229). This toll-free telephone number
will connect you to the Health Department in your area code.
Yes, you can continue to live in your residence hall until your baby is born.
Yes, arrangements that are reasonable can be made. Student
Disability Services can assist you with this process and work with your
academic college or school.
The Dean of Students Office provides confidential information to pregnant students. Please contact:
Assistant Vice Provost and Associate Dean of Students, UC Fifth Floor.