Getting Vaccinated

Penn Cares COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

More information about the Penn Cares COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic for the Fall 2021 semester will be posted soon. Find out where you can get vaccinated now by visiting

If you have questions about vaccines, please contact the COVID Resource Call Center at 215-573-7096 or email



Where can I get the COVID-19 vaccine?

Vaccines are now required for students, faculty, staff, and postdocs for the 2021 fall semester. More information about Penn Cares vaccine clinic for the Fall 2021 semester will be provided soon. 

Find out where you can get a vaccine near you by visiting

If you would like more information about the vaccine or to schedule a vaccine appointment, you can call the Penn Medicine COVID-19 Vaccine Scheduling Hotline between 8 am and 5 pm, Monday through Friday, at 267-758-4902.

Two Men Working Table at Vaccine Clinic

Vaccine Resources

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released new guidance surrounding mask wearing for fully vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals. Staying up to date about the COVID-19 safety guidelines and protocols is part of the vaccine education process. Visit the Vaccinations webpage for several resources about how vaccines work, what you can do after full vaccination, and more.   

Vaccine Resources

Vaccine Acceptance

Clinical studies show that vaccines are safe and will protect individuals from developing serious illness if they contract the virus. However, some people experience what has been called vaccine hesitancy. 

A Penn Today article, Understanding and addressing barriers to COVID vaccine acceptance, explores how different communities feel about getting their shot. Click the button below to read the story. 

For more vaccine resources, visit the Vaccinations website

Barriers to Vaccine Acceptance