The staff of the Gynecology Clinic at Olin Health Center respect and support people in assuming an active role in their health care. To assist in this process, individual staff consultation visits, audiovisual programs, and educational pamphlets are available.
  • General Health Maintenance:
    • Annual Well Woman Visit: Includes a discussion of health recommendations based on current evidence-based guidelines. The visit is personalized to each patient and may include a physical exam and pap test depending on age and risk factors.

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    • Contraceptive Counseling: Professional advice about the method(s) of contraception to meet individual medical needs and lifestyles. 

    • Contraception Visits: Gynecological examination and personalized instruction for contraception. Contraceptive options available by prescription include oral contraceptives (birth control pills), diaphragms, Contraceptive Patch, Depo Provera injection, and NuvaRing. Over-the-counter options include Plan B: Emergency Contraception, foam, and condoms. Additional options include insertion of an IUD (intrauterine device) and subdermal implant. Not all contraceptives are covered by insurance companies. Please check with your insurance provider for more information.   


    Learn about your birth control choices from the Reproductive Health Access Project by accessing a fact sheet here.  En Español.  In Chinese.

    • Pregnancy Testing: Low-cost, accurate pregnancy testing. Individual counseling and referral sources are also offered in a supportive and confidential manner.
    • For immediate care following sexual assault:
      • The MSU Sexual Assault Healthcare Program is staffed 24/7 by specialized nurses. Services are free and available to adults who have been sexually assaulted within the last five days. To reach the 24-hour crisis line, please call (517) 372-6666. 
      • You may also consider seeking medical care at Sparrow Hospital (or any nearby hospital) within 72 hours. Following immediate care, we provide compassionate follow-up care by personnel with expert training and on-site resources. All medical findings are completely confidential.
      • MSU Safe Place offers resources for relationship violence and stalking.
    • GARDASIL: Vaccine for HPV (recommended, not required). Please check with your insurance provider for coverage information. 
  • Gynecology Problems:
    • Emergency Contraception: Available to prevent pregnancy for people who have had unprotected vaginal sex. Plan B is available without a prescription and is effective if taken within 72 hours of unprotected vaginal sex. ‘Ella’ is available to prevent pregnancy for people who have had unprotected sex within the last five days. The patient must speak to a healthcare professional to receive a prescription for Ella. 
    • General Gynecological Problems: Diagnostic testing and treatment for problems such as vaginal infections, irregular bleeding, heavy periods, menstrual cramps, PMS, abnormal hair growth and painful intercourse. 
    • Minor Surgical Procedures: Evaluation of genital lesions, Suberdmal Implant removal, and IUD removal.
    • Screening and Treatment of Sexually TransmittedInfections (see the HIV/STI section here): Including Chlamydia, gonorrhea, trichomonas, syphilis, herpes, cervical cancer screening for HPV, and HIV infections. All testing, treatment, and counseling are handled in a strictly confidential manner.
  • What costs are involved?
    Fees are charged for the following services: pharmacy, laboratory (including Pap smears), radiology, treatment of genital warts, minor surgical procedures, and some office visits. Students and their spouses/partners are encouraged to secure health insurance coverage.
  • Location and Contact Information

    The Gynecology Clinic is located on the 2nd floor of the Olin Health Center.

    Phone number: (517) 353-4660

    Olin Health Center
    463 E Circle Drive
    East Lansing, MI 48824-1036