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It is time for Tigers to roll up their sleeves! Effective March 31, 2021 anyone ages 16+ is eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine in the State of Indiana. Students are able to register for appointments with any COVID-19 vaccination site using either their home or campus address.

DePauw will host its second mass vaccination clinic on April 19, 2021

In collaboration with Hendricks Regional Health, DePauw University will host its second mass COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Monday, April 19. The closed pod vaccination clinic will take place in the DePauw Health Wellness Center (2nd floor, Lilly Center) from 1pm-7pm. Johnson and Johnson vaccines will be available to our students, employees and their household members, and auxiliary services employees and and their household members only.

Appointments are required and should be made via the link that students and employees receive in their email.

How to schedule your appointment

All appointments at off-campus vaccination locations must be made in advance by visiting ourshot.in.gov or by calling 2-1-1.

For step by step instructions on how to schedule an appointment, click here.

Who to call if you have questions about getting vaccinated

DePauw students and employees who utilize the DePauw Health Wellness Clinic are welcome to call DePauw Health at 765-658-4555 to speak with a member of the Hendricks Regional Health staff.

Community members should contact the Putnam County Health Department at 765-301-7660 with questions about the vaccine.

What does it mean if I’m fully vaccinated

Based on guidance from the CDC, fully COVID-19 vaccinated students and employees will no longer be required to quarantine following an exposure to someone with COVID-19 as long as they remain asymptomatic. These students and employees will still be required to monitor their symptoms and seek care for COVID-19 like symptoms and illness.  Students and employees who are vaccinated are still responsible for following DePauw recommendations and requirements, including physical distancing standards and community mask usage.

In addition, fully vaccinated students and employees are no longer part of the asymptomatic testing pool for the 90 days following their second vaccination, consistent with students who have a COVID-19 diagnosis within the past 90 days.

From the CDC:

To be fully vaccinated, you will need two shots of some COVID-19 vaccines.

  • If you get a COVID-19 vaccine that requires two shots, you are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after your second shot. Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines require two shots.

  • If you get a COVID-19 vaccine that requires one shot, you are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after your shot. Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 vaccine only requires one shot.

If it has been less than two weeks since your shot, or if you still need to get your second shot, you are NOT fully protected. Keep taking all prevention steps until you are fully vaccinated (two weeks after your final shot).

Where do I submit my vaccination information

If you are fully vaccinated and wish to report your vaccination status to the university, use these links: 

  • Students who have received the vaccine should provide a copy of their completed vaccination card here.

  • Employees who have received the vaccine and wish to share that information with University can do so here.

About the Johnson and Johnson vaccine

While Indiana has approved vaccination of residents ages 16 and up, the Johnson and Johnson vaccine has NOT been approved for distribution to those under age 18.  We will work with students ages 16 and 17 on other arrangements. Information about the Johnson and Johnson Vaccine is available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. In addition, the Mayo Clinic has produced an information video, which may help answer some of your questions about the vaccine.

(Last updated 4.12.2021)