Intra-uterine device (IUD) and Contraceptive Implants (Nexplanon)

Columbia Health recommends students first explore birth control options and sexual health issues with a health promotion specialist at Alice! Health Promotion or a peer advocate at the Women's Health Advocacy Project (WHAP)

How much does an IUD or Nexplanon cost?

Medical Services has limited appointments for IUD insertions on site and can offer referrals to Planned Parenthood or other GYN clinics for IUD or Nexplanon insertions.

Students who have the Columbia University Student Health Insurance Plan can use their coverage to get an Intra-uterine device (IUD) Insertion without a copay.

Students who aren't on the Columbia Plan or have another insurance plan can:

If you are ready to proceed with an Intra-uterine Device (IUD) or a contraceptive implant (Nexplanon), please send a secure message to your primary care provider via the Patient Portal to request a referral or call 212-854-7426 to inquire about appointment availability. 

For other forms of prescription contraception, you may schedule a same-day appointment with your primary care provider through the Columbia Health Patient Portal.

Last reviewed: 6/11/2024