COVID-19 Vaccines and Testing
How to get or report a test:
Learn more about testing with the Coronavirus Testing Guide.
Vaccine Administration Fall 2021
First and Second Doses
In order to make vaccination as accessible as possible for the university community, COVID-19 vaccine distribution will take place at four different sites across campus this fall.
Pop-up site (August 23-September 24 only)
- Texas Union Eastwoods Room (UNB 2.102)
- 2308 Whitis Ave.
- Walk-in 12 p.m.–4 p.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday
- The Health Transformation Building at UT Health Austin
- 1601 Trinity Street, Bldg. A
- Walk-in Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.–4:20 p.m., or schedule an appointment here (appointments required for 3rd doses).
- University Health Services in the Student Services Building (students only)
- 100 W. Dean Keeton
- By appointment only. Schedule only at MyUHS.
- Family Wellness Center
- 2901 N. I35, Suite 1.301
- By appointment only. Call 512-232-3900.
If you are outside of Austin and want to find a vaccine locally, visit vaccines.gov.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration amended the emergency use authorizations (EUAs) for both the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine and the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine to allow for the use of an additional dose in certain immunocompromised individuals. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices has provided further clinical recommendations regarding immunocompromised individuals.
Governor Abbott’s executive order is clear that governmental entities cannot compel individuals to receive a COVID-19 vaccine approved for emergency use and that organizations receiving public funding cannot require individuals to show documentation about whether they have been inoculated. Accordingly, UT institutions are not requiring proof of a COVID-19 vaccination before returning to classes.
To help our students, faculty and staff understand the benefits of the COVID-19 vaccine and to help spread the word, the university has created these educational tools, which include digital and print options. Check back frequently as content hosted on UT Box will be updated and new resources will be added as they become available.
In both English and Spanish, this FAQ one-pager covers the most frequently asked questions about the vaccine. This FAQ can be downloaded, printed and posted in common areas.
In this short video, Dr. Liz Douglass shares her personal experiences getting the COVID-19 vaccine.
In this video, Dr. Ana Avalos dispels common myths and confirms facts about the COVID-19 vaccine.
This social media kit contains helpful and educational statements and graphics for use on official UT or personal social media platforms. This document requires a UT EID and password.
In this Spanish-language video with English subtitles, Donna Shanor discusses getting the COVID-19 vaccine as a member of the Latinx and Black communities.
In this video, Senior Vice President and CFO Darrell Bazzell discusses why he chose to receive the COVID-19 vaccine and his experiences receiving the vaccine as a member of the Black community.
In this video, learn how mRNA is being used in mRNA COVID-19 vaccines to help our immune systems fight off the virus