COVID-19 Vaccine

Students, faculty and staff from UNLV Medicine, Schools of Nursing from UNLV, College of Southern Nevada and Nevada State College, and UNLV Student Health have volunteered to be part of the effort in vaccinating thousands of Southern Nevadans.

Who Is Currently Eligible

As of April 5, 2021, all adults age 18 and older with a government-issued photo ID are now eligible to be vaccinated at UNLV.

Now Welcoming Walk-Ins

As of April 14, UNLV is accepting walk-ins for first-doses only, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. If you prefer to make an appointment, you can register online.

 Appointment Questions:

Age Requirement

UNLV is only administering vaccines to those age 18 and over. If you are under age 18 and make an appointment, you will not be vaccinated.

Locations, Transportation, and Accessibility

Appointments are required at NSHE vaccination sites.

The UNLV Student Union vaccination site is open for first and second doses from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday on the UNLV Maryland Parkway campus. Parking is available in Lot D, accessible via Harmon Avenue from S. Maryland Parkway.

If you need assistance with accessing the vaccination site please contact us as soon as possible at with your appointment information.

The RTC offers convenient public transit service access to all Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD) COVID-19 vaccination sites.

What to Expect at Your Appointment

Remember, stay home if you’re not feeling well or have recently been exposed to someone with COVID-19.

Bring the following:

  • Government-issued photo ID (driver’s license, passport or other ID card)
  • Confirmation email of your appointment
  • Insurance card, if you have one (you will not be billed for your vaccination)

During your appointment:

  • You will be provided with the vaccine available that day. You will not be notified in advance if the vaccine administered on a given day will be from Pfizer or Moderna.
  • You will receive a CDC vaccination record card noting the type of vaccine (Moderna or Pfizer) you received, and the date you will need to return for your second dose.
  • You will scan a QR code from the CDC to register for V-Safe. If you do not have a mobile device, you can register on the CDC website. This will enroll you in periodic text message check-ins to monitor how you are feeling after your vaccine.
  • Per CDC recommendation, you must remain onsite for 15-30 minutes for observation after you receive the vaccination.

After receiving your vaccination:

  • Second dose timing and appointments: You will receive a CDC vaccination record card noting the type of vaccine (Moderna or Pfizer) you received, and the date you will need to return for your second dose. Based on guidance from the CDC, if you receive the Pfizer vaccine, you will be scheduled between 17 and 21 days after your first dose. If you receive the Moderna vaccine, you will be scheduled between 24 and 28 days after your first dose.
  • It is vital that you return for your second dose to effectively protect you and those around you from contracting or spreading COVID-19.
  • You will receive appointment reminders via phone, text and/or email.

Registration and Appointment Info

  • Complete all fields in the registration form. Your appointment is subject to cancellation if full information is not provided.
  • Be prepared to upload a photo of your insurance card if you have one. Your insurance will be billed for services but you will not be charged.
  • You will receive an appointment confirmation email with the location for your vaccination. 
  • You will be notified when you arrive at the vaccination site which vaccine is being administered that day.

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