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HIV Testing and Counseling


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend that all individuals ages 13-64 be tested for HIV on a routine basis, and that those at high risk be tested annually. Students have two options for HIV testing and counseling at Boynton Health.

Confidential Peer HIV Test

Schedule a "Confidential Peer HIV Test" appointment with one of Boynton’s trained peer counselors. Appointments last 45 minutes. Test results are confidential and will not appear on any medical record. For this type of HIV testing, there is no out-of-pocket cost for most students. You may be inclined to choose this option if:

Provider HIV Test

Schedule a “Provider HIV Test” appointment in Boynton’s Primary Care Clinic or Women’s Clinic. Lab test results arrive at Boynton Health about one week after testing and are given at a follow up appointment. Test results are not given over the phone. Results will be included in your Boynton Health Service medical record. This record is HIPAA protected and will not be released without your permission. For this type of HIV testing, there is no out-of-pocket cost for most students after the bill has been processed by their insurance carrier. Students, for detailed coverage information, see the Student Services Fee page. You may be inclined to choose this option if:


To make an appointment for an HIV test, call (612) 625-3222. Please specify which type of appointment you would prefer.

Contact Us

HIV Testing and Counseling
To make an appointment for an HIV test, call
(612) 625-3222. Please specify which type of appointment you would prefer, Confidential Peer HIV Test or Provider HIV Test.

Hours and Locations

To view the clinic's service hours, see Hours and Locations. Call for appointment availability.


Boynton Health

410 Church Street S.E.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455

P: 612-625-8400 | F: 612-625-1434