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Contraceptives/Birth Control

As an institution in the Catholic, Jesuit tradition, Fordham University follows Church teachings on reproductive issues. Distribution of contraceptives, contraceptive devices and/or birth control, in any form, is prohibited on Fordham University property and at University-sponsored events. University Health Services staff do make limited exceptions in writing appropriate prescriptions for the treatment of an existing medical condition accompanied by supporting documentation.

Additional information on this policy can be obtained in the About Us - Mission section of the University Health Services website and the link to the Ethical & Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services.