This email was sent to students in the College and the School of Theology on March 30 at 10 a.m.

Dear Students,

We are writing to provide information regarding opportunities to get vaccinated against COVID-19, both on and off campus. Please read the following carefully:

Vaccination at the University Wellness Center
  • Starting Wednesday, March 31, from 8:30 to 11 a.m. and from 1 to 3:30 p.m.
  • Call 931.598.1270 to make an appointment to receive a free Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccination.
  • Johnson & Johnson is a one-time vaccine; two weeks after you receive it, you are considered fully vaccinated.
  • Paperwork will need to be completed upon arrival.
Vaccination at Walgreens

On Monday, April 5, the University will provide transportation by bus for up to 100 students to Walgreens in Winchester to receive a free Moderna COVID-19 vaccination. The bus will begin loading at 2:30 p.m. in front of the University Wellness Center on University Avenue, depart at 3 p.m. sharp, and will return between 4:30 and 5 p.m. 

Students seeking transportation should:

  • Complete this questionnaire
  • Bring the following items on the day of vaccination:
    • Proof of insurance*, if available.
    • Identification (i.e., driver’s license or passport). 
    • Your CDC-issued vaccination record card, if you have previously been vaccinated and are eligible for your second dose.

*NOTE: Students do not need insurance to get a vaccine. It is free.

Vaccine Information Sessions

Students seeking additional information about vaccination may meet with the Public Health team via Zoom on Tuesday, March 30, between 2 and 3 p.m., and Thursday, April 1, between 11 a.m. and noon. You are encouraged to drop in and get your questions answered. 

Documenting Your Vaccination 

If you have been vaccinated, please upload your information to It provides valuable information we will use to shape COVID-19 policies going forward.

Please know that surveillance testing, the 3W’s, travel restrictions, and all other COVID-19 protocols remain in effect regardless of vaccination status. We encourage as many students as are able to get vaccinated, and help us #MakeItToMay!

The Public Health Team
The University Wellness Center