SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. (CBS) – At Shippensburg University, students can now get more than snacks from a vending machine.READ MORE: Teammates, Coaches Hold Emotional Vigil For Tyler Norton, Boy Killed In Pottstown House Fire
The college is now making the “morning after” pill available through a vending machine.
The “Plan B” emergency contraception can be obtained through a vending machine in the health center and each dose costs $25.READ MORE: Veterans Transform Historic Train Station Into 'Incredibly Special' Cafe In Radnor Township
University officials say they will not make any money from the sales.
“The machine is really used as much for privacy as anything else,” Dr. Roger Serr, Vice President of Student Affairs said.
The pill can be legally sold over-the-counter to anyone 17 years of age or older.MORE NEWS: Mama-Tee's Effort To Combat Food Insecurity During Pandemic Expands Into Pop-Up Grocery Store
Plan B contains hormones which are meant to disrupt ovulation or prevent fertilization from occurring.