Flu Shot Information

NOTE: Only one flu shot is needed each year. If you have had a flu shot since July 2015, you do not need another flu shot until next fall.

How Can UNL Students, Faculty & Staff Members Get a Flu Shot?

Make an appointment by calling 402-472-5000.

It is highly recommended to make an appointment to get your flu shot at the University Health Center.

Walk-in flu shots are available during the following times, but due to the high traffic in the Medical Clinic, expect a wait.

9:00-11:00am & 1:00-4:00pm

8:00-11:30am & 1:30-4:00pm

About This Year's Flu Shots

We are giving quadrivalent flu shots, which protect against four different flu viruses.

Influenza Vaccine Information Statement (VIS) - Injectable Flu Shots

We are not giving flu mist this year due to a manufacturer issue.


UNL Students - Charges & What to Bring

Flu shots are covered by your student fees. No payment is needed.

What to Bring:
Your NCard, Completed Flu Shot Form


UNL Faculty & Staff - Charges & What to Bring

If you have Blue Cross Blue Shield or Medicare

No payment is needed. Your claim will be filed by the University Health Center.

What to Bring:
Completed Flu Shot Form, A copy - front and back - of your insurance card

All other insurances or no insurance

Flu shots are $35.

What to Bring:
Completed Flu Shot Form, Payment - Bring cash or check
If you want the University Health Center to file a claim with your insurance company, bring a copy - front and back - of your insurance card.

About the Flu

What is the flu?
In general, the flu is worse than the common cold. Symptoms such as fever, body aches, tiredness, and cough are more common and intense with the flu. People with colds are more likely to have a runny or stuffy nose. Learn More

Does the flu shot give you the flu?
No, a flu shot cannot cause flu illness. The most common side effects from the flu shot are soreness, redness, tenderness or swelling where the shot was given. Learn More