Free Flu Shot Clinic at Foggy Bottom

Free seasonal influenza vaccines are available to GW students, faculty and staff at the Foggy Bottom Campus. Appointments are not required.

The CDC strongly encourages individuals to get a flu vaccine every season to prevent flu and its potentially serious complications. Influenza is different from the common cold and may cause mild and sometimes severe illness. 

University Student Center
801 21st. St., NW
Continental Ballroom, Third Floor

  • Tuesday, Sept. 27: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Sept. 28: 8 a.m. -  6 p.m.
  • Thursday, Sept. 29: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Oct. 4: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 5: 8 a.m. -  6 p.m.

You will be asked to sign a vaccine consent form onsite. A vaccine formulation for people over 65-years-old or those with egg allergies will be available onsite. A nasal spray flu vaccine and is recommended only for healthy, non-pregnant adults under 50 years old. There is an additional screening form onsite if you prefer the intranasal vaccine. A medical provider will be available for any questions or concerns.

You may also use your university-sponsored medical plan to receive a flu shot from primary care physicians, area pharmacies and convenience/urgent care clinics, usually at no cost. If you are not covered on a university-sponsored medical plan, please verify costs with your health insurance company. Most plans will cover the full cost of seasonal flu shots. We recommend that you call ahead to your location of choice to make sure that the flu vaccination is in stock.

Visit the CDC or DC Department of Health for more information about influenza and influenza vaccines.