Supporting College Students Living with HIV: Staying Healthy While in School & Beyond

Students living with HIV might have many concerns about embarking on college life. Will they be treated differently? Will they be stigmatized or discriminated against? Aspiring students will be happy to learn that they shouldn’t be treated any differently than anyone else on their college campus. Modern medical treatments mean college students with HIV can enjoy the same activities that all other college students. They can also rest assured they will have access to quality health care and that their rights and privacy will be protected.

Affordable Colleges Online has created a guide to provide a background to HIV and explain some of the considerations to keep in mind when attending college as a student living with HIV. The guide includes the following information:

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About Kim Rodgers

Kim Rodgers serves as a Communications Specialist at NACCHO. Her work includes promoting local health departments' best practices, as well as partner tools and resources, in infectious disease and preparedness through NACCHO's communications channels, storytelling, and outreach to various audiences.

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