The Wellness Empowerment Center provides free HIV Testing for students, faculty, and staff in partnership with the AIDs Healthcare Foundation. Testing is performed using the INSTI® test which gives results in 60 seconds.
Come and get tested and learn about healthy relationships, safer sex, and the importance of making testing a part of your regular healthcare routine!
Free HIV Testing will be offered again during the fall semester.
Spring Testing Dates:
January 17 10am-2pm Student Center (3rd Floor Ponce de Leon Rm)
January 25 1pm-5pm Student Center (3rd Floor Ponce de Leon Rm)
February 14th 11am-3pm Student Center (3rd Floor Ponce de Leon Rm)
February 22 1pm-5pm Student Center (3rd Floor Ponce de Leon Rm) - CANCELLED
March 7 11am-3pm Tech Walkway
March 15 1am-5pm Tech Walkway
April 4 11am - 3pm Tech Walkway
April 19th 1am - 5pm Tech Walkway
Frequently Asked Questions
Why should I get tested?
Getting tested is important if you respect yourself and your partners. Getting tested helps you to have open, honest, and accurate conversations with sexual partners, which can deepen your relationship and intimacy.
How does getting tested contribute to a health relationship?
Open and honest communication and mutual respect are important aspects of healthy relationships. Getting tested together facilitates dialogue and builds trust between you and your partner. Taking the steps to address healthy sexual decision making together shows that you value your health and your partner's health.
What does the HIV test involve?
The rapid HIV test involves a quick finger prick to get a blood sample and that is it! Results will be ready in just a few minutes.
How long does it take to get tested?
It will take approximately 5 minutes to take the test and receive your results.
Will the test be confidential?
Yes, all testing is confidential. AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s certified HIV testing counselors provide free, confidential testing. Georgia Tech will not receive any information regarding your status.