Counseling and Psychological Health Center Services (CAPS)
226 Student Service Center
The University of Houston endorses the position of the American College and Health Association that the primary response of colleges and universities to HIV be educational.
In 1986, the Committee on AIDS established a policy instituting uniform standards for safely handling blood, body fluids and body tissues to protect against exposure to Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) which causes AIDS.
Services are provided on campus for those students, faculty, and staff who have tested positive for HIV. The UH Health Center offers diagnosis and assessment of HIV-related conditions, medical and psychological referral services, educational materials such as brochures and confidential HIV testing that includes pre and post-test counseling for $15 for any UH students, faculty, and staff. The UH Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) offers confidential individual counseling, support groups, workshops, videos and written materials. UH Wellness offers training, programming and educational materials.