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Getting Flu Shots on Campus

The UHS 2016 Flu Shot Campaign Kicks Off on 9/27

Join the 10,000 UT students, faculty, and staff who get their flu shot each year as part of the annual UHS Flu Shot Campaign. To reduce barriers to getting a flu shot, the campaign will be taken to sites across campus in September and October. Link below to the complete campaign schedule and information on charges, insurance, and payment methods.

UHS is administering the quadrivalent influenza vaccine. It contains no preservatives (thimerosol). UHS is not administering the high-dose influenza vaccine designed specifically for people age 65 and older.

Getting a flu shot is the best way to prevent the flu.

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend that everyone gets a flu shot every year, unless there are medical reasons they shouldn't.

The flu shot won't give you the flu. UHS administers the inactivated virus flu vaccine. The viruses in inactivated vaccine have been killed, so you can't get the flu from the shot

What to bring to a clinic to get your shot. A UT ID card must be presented to get a flu shot. Bring your health insurance card or complete insurance information, if you are insured. If you are on a parent's/guardian's insurance policy, know who the policy holder is and their birthdate. Health insurance is not required to get a flu shot.

Flu shots for UT faculty and staff made possible by support from the Office of the President and the UT Office of Employee Benefits Living Well program.

made possible by living well

Flu Shot Campaign Schedule

Information on Charges, Insurance, and Payment Methods

Students Only – Speed up Your Flu Shot Check-in

Information on the flu vaccine including who should and should not get a flu shot

Information on preventing, recognizing, and treating the flu


Campus Flu Shots Schedule, 2016-2017 Flu Season

Date Time Location
Wednesday, September 28 Noon - 4pm Texas Union Ballroom (UNB 3.202)
Thursday, September 29 Noon - 4pm Student Services Building (SSB G1.310)
Tuesday, October 4 Noon - 4pm Gregory Gym Games Room (GRE 3.120)
Wednesday, October 5 Noon - 4pm Student Services Building (SSB G1.310)
Thursday, October 6 Noon - 4pm School of Law, Townes Hall Atrium (TNH)
Tuesday, October 11 Noon - 4pm Student Services Building (SSB G1.310)
Wednesday, October 12 1pm - 4pm Facilities Complex (FC1 1.118A)
Thursday, October 13 Noon - 4pm McCombs Hall of Honors (CBA 1)
Friday, October 14 11am - 2pm Pickle Research Center, RecSports Gym (The Commons 1.302)
Tuesday, October 18 Noon - 4pm Student Activities Center North Ballroom (SAC 2.410)
Wednesday, October 19 Noon - 4pm Texas Union Ballroom (UNB 3.202)
Thursday, October 20 Noon - 4pm Student Services Building (SSB G1.310)


Flu shot costs, insurance, and payment methods

Insurance billed for:

  • Faculty and staff with UT Select. Must present UT ID and UT Select cards. No other insurance accepted for faculty/staff.
  • Students with health insurance (except for HMO plans, plans underwritten by insurance companies based outside the United States, or government plans such as Medicare or Medicaid). Must present UT ID and insurance card or provide complete insurance information, including if you are covered by another person's insurance, the name of the policy holder and their birthdate (e.g. a parent's, guardian's or partner's).

$10 charge for: (Cash or check only – no cards. Students may ask UHS to bill "What I Owe.")

  • Faculty and staff with no insurance or insurance other than BCBS/UT Select.
  • Students with no insurance, HMO plans, insurance plans with companies based outside of the United States, or government plans such as Medicare and Medicaid.

Insured Students Only – Speed up your flu shot clinic check-in!

Enter your insurance information in advance online if you haven't done so for a prior UHS visit by clicking here.

  1. Log in
  2. Click "Messages" on the left side of the screen.
  3. Click "New Message."
  4. Click "I want to submit my insurance information" and follow the instructions.

While you're at MY UHS and if you haven't already done so, follow directions to complete your medical history, give your consent to treatment, and acknowledge that you've read the UHS Charges Policy and Notice of Privacy Practices.