Practicing safe sex is one way to protect yourself against sexually transmitted infections and unwanted pregnancies. One way to practice safe sex is to have either you or your partner wear a condom. If you’re searching for some in a bine, the Talisman has compiled a guide to finding condoms on campus.
POD Market is an on-campus convenience store located next to Subway. Condoms are available for purchase with meal plan dollars, flex dollars, big red dollars as well as your own payment. Condoms here range from $5 to $10 and include brands such as Trojan or Magnum. For students living toward the top of the Hill, this is a quick place to grab them.
POD is open Monday through Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., Friday 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Saturday 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Sunday 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Pit StopConvenience Store
Pit Stop is another on-campus convenience store located next to The Den by Denny’s. This is a closer option for students living at the bottom of the Hill. Like POD, Trojan and Magnum condoms are available from $5 to $10. You can use meal plan dollars, flex dollars, big red dollars as well as your own payment to purchase condoms here.
Pit Stop is open Monday to Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Sunday 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Graves Gilbert is WKU’s on-campus clinic and is located at the bottom of the Hill next to Jody Richards. They offer free condoms; all you need to do is fill out an online form. On the form, you will state how many condoms you need before receiving a confirmation email. You can pick the condoms up around a week later. LifeStyles condoms are the only brand available, but you can take as many as needed for no charge.
Graves Gilbert is open Monday to Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
If getting condoms on campus isn’t a good option for you, they are available for purchase online. Amazon offers Prime two-day shipping on multiple brands of condoms and has a wide price range for packages with different amounts. These condoms can be delivered straight to your apartment, house or dorm.