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COVID Vaccines

Immunization Services During COVID-19

Free Flu Vaccine

Gardasil (HPV) Vaccines

Web Portal Error Message

Need a Copy of Your Vaccine Record?

Yellow Fever Vaccine Shortage 

Questions?  Contact the Immunization Department at 804-827-8047.

COVID Vaccine Requirement

COVID vaccination will be required for all students who will be on campus for any reason (excluding those with religious or health exemptions).  

  • Students attending fall classes must submit their COVID-19 vaccination through the Student Health Web Portal no later than July 15.
  • If you receive an error message when logging into the Portal, please allow up to 7 business days after accepting your offer of admission to log in.  Student Health must receive your V# and eID from Records and Registration before you can access the Portal.  Error messages may also be due to improper file uploads.  Please only submit PDF or JPEG files no larger than 5 MB.
  • For more information, visit One VCU's Covid Vaccine FAQs page for students.
  • Student Health shares records of student compliance with COVID vaccination requirements, including records of vaccination or of medical or religious exemptions, with university administration for the purpose of managing health and safety protocols. Any record of the provision of health services, however, remains confidential in a student's health record at Student Health, consistent with applicable laws and regulations.

Need vaccine?  Schedule a COVID vaccine appointment at Student Health or go to vaccinefinder.org to search all vaccination opportunities near you.

Immunization Services During COVID-19

At this time, immunization services are available by appointment only.  Please call MCV at 804-828-9220 and Monroe Park at 804-827-8047 to schedule an appointment.   Immunization hours are Wednesday & Friday mornings (10am - 12pm) at our MCV location and Monday & Wednesday afternoons (2pm - 4pm) at our Monroe Park location. 

Once the situation has improved, email notifications will be sent to students with missing immunization requirements.  

Free Flu Vaccines

Free flu shots will be available to students by appointment only in the fall.  Call the Monroe Park Campus at 804-827-8047 or the Health Sciences (MCV) Campus at 804-828-9220 to schedule an appointment.  Due to COVID-19, no walk-ins will be accepted.

The flu vaccine is safe, effective, and does not cause the flu.  All students are encouraged to complete the flu vaccine, especially those at high-risk for flu complications (eg. those with asthma, diabetes, HIV, etc.).

Gardasil (HPV) Vaccines

The human papillomavirus or HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection.  HPV infections can lead to genital warts or certain cancers, including cervical cancer and anal cancer.  Protect yourself by completing the Gardasil (HPV) vaccine series (3 shots over 6 months).  To find out if you are eligible for free or discounted Gardasil vaccine, call Student Health to schedule an immunization appointment.

Accessing the Web Portal

Students are encouraged to use the Student Health Web Portal to submit vaccine records.

If you receive an error message when logging into the Portal, please allow up to 7-10 business days after accepting your offer of admission to log in.  Student Health receives your information from Records and Registration, so you need to be assigned a V# and eID and password to access your VCU Student Health Web Portal. Most error messages are due to improper format and size.  Please ensure your file is in PDF or JPEG format and no more than 5 MB in size.

If you continue to have problems using the Portal, contact Student Health Immunizations at 804-827-8047.

Need A Copy of Your Immunization Record?

Students who have submitted a copy of their vaccine records to Student Health may view and/or print their records and vaccine titers at their convenience through the Student Health Web Portal.  

Yellow Fever Vaccine Shortage

There is a national shortage of Yellow Fever vaccine.  For students requiring the vaccine for travel, the following Richmond locations may still have doses available:

  • Publix Pharmacy at Nuckols Place (5400 Wyndham Forest Dr): Call 804-591-4350 for an appointment.
  • Henrico Doctor's Hospital Travel Clinic (7700 E. Parham Rd): Call 804-747-5627 for an appointment.