Loyola University Chicago

Wellness Center

STI-HIV Testing

Howard Brown Health Center
Broadway Youth Center
3179 N. Broadway
Free HIV and STI testing is available for people age 24 and under.  OraQuick testing is available. 
Hours: Monday through Friday 1pm – 8pm

Chicago Department of Public Health
Lakeview Specialty Clinic
2861 N. Clark
Free anonymous HIV testing by appointment, free confidential HIV testing available on walk-in-basis.
Hours: MWF 8am – 4pm, TTh 10am – 6pm

Howard Area Community Center
7648 N. Paulina
Free HIV testing is offered every 3rd Thursday of the month on a walk-in-basis.

LUC Wellness Center

Lakeshore Campus, 6439 N. Sheridan Rd. (Granada Center)
Water Tower Campus, 26 E. Pearson (Terry Student Center)
(773) 508-8883

Chlamydia, Gonorrhea and other STI testing is available for a fee. Confidential tests are done with a doctor or nurse practitioner by appointment. 

Confidential HIV testing is available at the Wellness Center for a fee, and by appointment only. FREE and anonymous HIV testing is also provided at the Wellness Center every 3rd Thursday of the month from 3-6pm by Asian Human Services.  Appointments are first-come, first-served and last approximately 20 minutes.

HIV and STI Testing Terminology

HIV: Human Immunodeficiency Virus

STI: Sexually Transmitted Infection – HIV, chlamydia, gonorrhea, or other infections.

Confidential: Testing in which personal information is collected but is kept confidential.  Testing could be noted in a person’s medical record (nobody shares your status or any medical information without your consent).

Anonymous: Testing in which no personal information is collected.  Participants receive a number with which to collect their results (nobody knows who you are).

OraSure: HIV test done by oral cotton swab and sent to a lab to be processed.  Results are available in 1 – 2 weeks.

OraQuick: Rapid HIV test done by oral cotton swab or through a small blood sample.  Results are available in 1 hour.