Office of Health Education (Wellness Center)

About Us

The purpose of the Health and Wellness Center is to educate and encourage students to take an active role in their overall health. The Wellness Center conducts presentations, group discussions panels, workshops and health fairs on campus to ensure a healthier Howard University Campus. 

Services Offered

  • Health education
  • STI (sexually transmitted infection) screening
  • HIV screening and counseling

Hours of Operation (No appointment necessary)

8:30am – 3pm Monday's and Friday's, 4pm - 7pm on Wednesday's

Office is closed for lunch each day from 12:30 – 1:30pm

The office is closed for the summer

Contact Info

Medical Arts Building
2139 Georgia Avenue, 3rd Floor, NW
Washington, DC  20059

We are on the corner of Georgia Avenue and W Street, right across from the new research building.

Phone: 202-806-7540
Fax: 202-806-7416
Phone lines open 8:30am - 5pm

Staff Information

Lakisha Owens, MPH
Health Educator

LaJessica Thomas
Medical Assistant and Outreach Coordinator

Upcoming Events


Residence Hall Testing Dates and Times


Social Media

Please follow us on Social Media at HUStudentHealth

Student Health Ambassador 

Community Resources

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