The Rainbow Center and is a UConn/Storrs campus spot to get a FREE and confidential Rapid HIV/AIDS test and a Rapid Hepatitis C test which allows for results to be known within the half-hour! The tests are free of charge, thanks to the generous support of the Risk Reduction Outreach program of Perception Programs, Inc., of Willimantic. The test consists of a small blood draw from a prick of a finger.
The testing is open to all, however there are only an extremely limited number of available slots! No appointments will be taken due to the need for confidentiality. Arrive early because first come, first served. Testing will take place at the Rainbow Center, Student Union 403.
Test dates during the 2017-2018 Academic Year:
- Monday, August 28 between 5pm and 8pm
- Monday, September 25 between 5pm and 8pm
- Monday, October 23 between 5pm and 8pm
- Monday, November 27 between 5pm and 8pm
- Monday, January 22 between 5pm and 8pm
- Monday, February 26 between 5pm and 8pm
- Monday, March 26 between 5pm and 8pm
- Monday, April 23 between 5pm and 8pm
This test is free of charge and open to all, however there are approximately 6 spots available per day of testing, allowing for 30 minutes for each test! No appointments will be taken due to the need for confidentiality. Arrive early because testing is first come, first served. Numbers will be given out to individuals and people need to wait in the office. If a person leaves the office and their number is called, we can substitute another person at our discretion.
The Rainbow Center is located in Room 403 on the fourth floor of the Student Union.
One may always obtain free, rapid, and confidential HIV tests and Hepatitis C (HCV) tests through the Risk Reduction Outreach Program, a component of Perception Programs, Inc., which provides services to Windham and Tolland Counties. Its office is located at 90 South Park Street (use Young Street entrance) in Willimantic. The phone number is 860-450-7128.
Can’t find a date that suits you?
There is free HIV testing at your local Department of Health. You can consult http://www.hivtest.org/