Flu vaccinations available on most Indiana University campuses

To help you stay healthy during flu season, most IU campuses are offering vaccines to faculty, staff and students.

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Flu shots will be administered on most Indiana University campuses this fall.

Not sure you should get a flu shot? Consider these facts from the director of Student Health Services at IUPUI, Stephen Wintermeyer:

  • Flu shots are the single best way to protect oneself against the flu, or influenza. The flu infects millions of Americans each year, resulting in over 200,000 hospitalizations and an average of 24,000 deaths.
  • Getting a flu shot protects yourself but also those around you who may be particularly vulnerable to the flu. Groups that are highest risk from the flu include the elderly, infants and those with chronic medical conditions. If you regularly interact with such people, you can help protect them by getting a flu shot.
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that all Americans older than 6 months get a flu vaccine each year, unless they have had a severe allergic reaction to the flu vaccine or one of its components in the past. Please note that some types of flu vaccine are produced now without the use of eggs, so there is no reason for those with an egg allergy not to get a flu shot.

See dates and times flu shots will be administered on your campus this fall:

  • IU Bloomington

    Beginning Sept. 28, flu shot clinics will be available at the following campus locations:

    • Sept. 28: 2 to 3:30 p.m. at Bryan Hall, Room 202
    • Oct. 3: 9 to 11 a.m. at the Maurer School of Law, Room 001
    • Oct. 3: 2 to 4 p.m. in Poplars, Room 185
    • Oct. 4: 11 a.m to 1 p.m. at the School of Optometry, Room 108
    • Oct. 17 to 19: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the IU Health Center main lobby
    • Oct. 24: 9 to 10:30 a.m. in the Facilities Building and Architect's Office's Davis Conference Room
    • Oct. 24: 2 to 4 p.m. in the Kelley School of Business and SPEA north lobby
    • Oct. 25: 9 to 11 a.m. in the Kelley School of Business and SPEA north lobby
    • Oct. 25: 2 to 4 p.m. in the School of Education atrium
    • Oct. 26: 2 to 4 p.m. in the Cyberinfrastructure Building main lobby
    • Nov. 8: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the IU Health Fair in the Indiana Memorial Union

    All IU employees, graduate appointees, fellowship recipients and retirees under the age of 65 covered by an IU-sponsored medical plan can receive the immunization at no cost by showing a valid medical plan ID card. The cost is $37 for employees not covered by an IU medical plan. Clinic sites are by check only. Spouses, partners and children of employees are not eligible to attend these clinics. Additional information is available on the IU Health Center's blog.

    EDITOR'S NOTE: Some times and dates have been changed since original publication of this article.

  • IUPUI

    Beginning Oct. 3, flu shot clinics will be available at the following campus locations:

    • Oct. 3: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Medical Science Building south atrium
    • Oct. 4: 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Emerson Hall, Room 122
    • Oct. 10: Noon to 2 p.m. at the School of Nursing, Room 127
    • Oct. 11: 8:30 to 9 a.m. at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute, main conference room
    • Oct. 12: 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the School of Dentistry, Room 01
    • Oct. 17: 10 to 11 a.m. at the Oral Health Research Institute, Room 121
    • Oct. 18: 1 to 3 p.m. at the Neuroscience Research Building, Room 1353A
    • Oct. 20: Noon to 2 p.m. in the Health Information and Translational Sciences Building main lobby
    • Oct. 24: 2 to 4:30 p.m. in the Engineering and Technology Building, Room 103
    • Oct. 26: 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the Informatics and Communications Technology Complex main lobby
    • Oct. 27: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Health and Benefits Fair
    • Nov. 1: Noon to 3 p.m. at the Health Information and Translational Sciences Building main lobby
    • Nov. 2: 5:30 to 7 p.m. at University Tower
    • Nov. 2: 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at in the Ball Hall main lobby
    • Nov. 9: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at University Library, Room 1126
    • Nov. 14: 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Campus Center TV lounge
    • Nov. 15: 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Indiana University Hospital, Room AD 4045
    • Nov. 16: 10:30 to noon at Lockfield Village, Room LV 1101

    All IUPUI faculty, staff and students are eligible for a flu vaccine at no charge at one of the clinics listed above or at Campus Health in Coleman Hall. Patients will be required to present a valid IUPUI ID at the time of the vaccination.

  • IU East

    Staff, faculty and students can receive their flu shots in the Center for Health Promotion, in Hayes Hall Room 001, during Flulapalooza.

    Dates and times include:

    • Sept. 27: 1 to 3 p.m.
    • Oct. 3: 1 to 3 p.m.
    • Oct. 4: 10 a.m. to noon
    • Oct. 10: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    • Oct. 11: 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
    • Oct. 13: 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
    • Oct. 18: 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
    • Oct. 30: 1 to 3 p.m.
    • Nov. 1: 3 to 5 p.m.

    Employees covered by an IU-sponsored medical plan can receive the immunization at no cost by showing a valid medical plan ID card and employee ID. For all others, the cost is $25 and payable in the Bursar's Office.

  • IU Kokomo

    As of now, no on-campus flu shot clinics are scheduled for IU Kokomo.

  • IU Northwest

    The IU Northwest Campus Wellness Center will host flu shot clinics during the following dates and times:

    • Oct. 16: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • Oct. 18: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. 
    • Oct. 19: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • Oct. 23: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • Oct. 25: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. 
    • Oct. 26: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • Oct. 30: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • Nov. 1: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. 
    • Nov. 2: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

    A photo ID and IU Northwest ID number are required to recieve a flu shot. Flu shots are free for students. Employees covered by an IU-sponsored medical plan can receive the immunization at no cost by showing a valid insurance card and employee ID. For others, the cost is $14. 

    EDITOR'S NOTE: Times and dates have been added since original publication of this article.

  • IUPUC

    As of now, no on-campus flu shot clinics are scheduled for IUPUC.

  • IU South Bend

    Flu shots will be available at the IU South Bend Health and Wellness Center, on the first floor of the Student Activity Center. Flu shots are available to students, staff, faculty and the community.

    Dates and times include:

    • Oct. 10: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Oct. 11: 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., 2 to 5:30 p.m.
    • Oct. 13: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Oct. 18: 8 a.m. to noon
    • Oct. 25: 8 a.m. to noon
    • Nov. 7: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Nov. 8: 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., 2 to 5:30 p.m.
    • Nov. 10: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Employees covered by an IU-sponsored medical plan can receive the immunization at no cost by showing a valid medical plan ID card and employee ID. For others, the cost is $25. Students must bring their Crimson Card.

    The Health and Wellness Center will provide a receipt for all who need to submit for insurance reimbursement. We can charge student bursar accounts or take card, cash or check. For more information, call 574-520-5557.

  • IU Southeast

    CVS Pharmacy will be administering flu shots on the IU Southeast campus to staff, faculty and family members covered by IU insurance. Please send an email to hr@ius.edu to schedule your appointment.

    Dates and times include:

    • Oct. 2: 2 to 4 p.m. at University Center North, Room 121
    • Oct. 13: 10 a.m. to noon at University Center South, Room 245

    Employees should bring their Anthem Insurance Card with them. There will be no cost with insurance.