Vaccines for UNLV Students, Faculty, and Staff Including Boosters and Third Doses

UNLV students, as well as faculty, staff and their dependents who are 12 years old and older can make appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations at the Student Health Center (SHC) and Faculty and Staff Treatment (FAST) Center. The Student Wellness Center is located on the UNLV campus on the first floor of the Student Recreation and Wellness Center.  

COVID-19 Booster Shots: Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson are available to those who previously received primary vaccine series and meet eligibility requirements.

Additional Doses for Immunocompromised: Third doses of Pfizer and Moderna are available for those who are moderately or severely immunocompromised and meet eligibility requirements.These doses are not considered booster shots but are to assist in the immune response to the vaccine for those who are immunocompromised.

Cost: There is no cost for COVID-19 vaccination, including third doses and boosters

Schedule: To make an appointment, students may call the SHC at 702-895-3370, and faculty, staff and dependents may call the FAST Center at 702-895-0630.

What to bring: Please bring your Rebel Card or another picture ID.  If you have received one or more previous doses of COVID-19 vaccine, you must bring your vaccination card or record with you.

COVID Antigen and PCR Testing for UNLV Students, Faculty/Staff

UNLV Student Health Center (SHC) and Faculty and Staff Treatment (FAST) Center offer rapid COVID antigen testing for $9 and PCR testing for $70 in our laboratory. The service is available to students, faculty, staff, and dependents (age 12 years and older).

Both tests determine if an individual is currently infected with COVID-19 with or without symptoms. Test results are usually available in approximately one hour for antigen testing and two hours for PCR testing.

Those without symptoms may call the SHC/FAST Center Laboratory at 702-895-0280 to schedule an appointment. Those experiencing COVID symptoms are encouraged to contact the SHC (for students) at 702-895-3370 or the FAST Center (for faculty, staff, and dependents) at 702-895-0630 to schedule an appointment with a health care provider for assessment and lab testing.

CDC Recommendations

The CDC recommends testing for:

  • People who have symptoms of COVID-19
  • People who have had close contact (within 6 feet of an infected person for a total of 15 minutes or more) with someone with confirmed COVID-19
  • People who have been asked or referred to get testing by their healthcare provider, local or state health department

Lost/Misplaced Vaccination Card

You can request a copy of your immunization record from the Southern Nevada Health District via the Records Request page and the section "Immunization Record." For assistance, contact or 775-684-5954.

Testing Locations

Find a testing location on the Nevada Health Response website or the Southern Nevada Health District website.