Barrier Necessities

Barrier Necessities is a free sexual health and STI Prevention program that provides condoms and dental dams at 27 campus locations.

Did you know 1 in 2 sexually active young people will get an STD before the age of 25 (per CDC, GYT)?

To decrease the transmission rate of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among sexually active UNM students and to ensure all students have the option to protect themselves and others, SHAC brings you The Barrier Necessities! This program is an expanded condom distribution initiative (implemented on October 17, 2011), to ensure UNM Students have access to free condoms and dental dams without obstacle.


  • Condoms, Dental Dams & Lube @ Various Campus Locations

Types of Condoms

 SHAC offers a variety of condoms. Types include standard, large, oral, sensitive, snug, ribbed, and latex free.


Order Condoms, Dental Dams & Lube Online from SHAC

Order online from SHAC via our Outreach Request Form.

Note: Please be sure to indicate the type of condoms you need.

Barrier Necessities: Order condoms online or pick up at SHAC. Only take what you need.



Barrier Necessities - Campus Locations

Stop by the following UNM departments during their Hours of Operation for a sample of condoms:

List of Barrier Necessities 27 Campus Locations. For info, call SHAC at 505-277-1074 or e-mail

Let's Talk About Safer Sex

Safer Sex means taking precautions to decrease STIs and unintended pregnancies.

See also: SHAC STI Testing Options


For more information, contact us:

(505) 277.1074

Student Health & Counseling, Plaza Level