COVID-19 Vaccination

The Georgia Department of Public Health has designated Kennesaw State University as a distribution site to provide COVID-19 vaccinations to all students, faculty, and staff. KSU has partnered with Wellstar Health System to give the vaccinations to our campus population.

Vaccine Distribution

If you would like to receive the first or second dose of the Pfizer vaccine, please call the Student Health Services clinic at 470-578-6644 to schedule an appointment Monday through Friday between 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM.

Per CDC guidance, the monovalent mRNA booster is no longer available and the Pfizer bivalent mRNA booster is now being administered at KSU. Call 470-578-6644 to schedule an appointment to receive the first, second or booster dose of the Pfizer vaccine on Mondays from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM or Fridays from 1:00 to 4:00 PM at the Student Health Services clinic, located at 3215 Campus Loop Road.

Please bring your KSU ID, insurance card and Vaccination Record Card with you. Without these documents, you will not be able to receive your vaccine.

Vaccine Update as of September 15, 2022

What You Need to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines and Boosters

  • CDC recommends everyone stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccination, including all primary series doses and boosters for their age group:
    • Ages 5 years and older should get all primary series doses, and updated COVID-19 boosters if eligible
  • Getting a COVID-19 vaccine after you recover from COVID-19 infection provides added protection against COVID-19
  • People who are moderately or severely immunocompromised have different recommendations for COVID-19 vaccines, including boosters
  • For people ages 12 years and older, the only authorized mRNA booster is the updated (bivalent) booster
    • People ages 12 years and older can no longer get the original (monovalent) mRNA booster
  • COVID-19 vaccine and booster recommendations may be updated as CDC continues to monitor the latest data

The vaccines are a critical tool to help "Protect the Nest," and we strongly encourage everyone to take this step to advance the health and safety of our campus community. If you have additional questions after reviewing the FAQ, email vaccine@kennesaw.edu.

Frequently Asked Questions

General

  • The Student Health Services clinic is currently administering the Pfizer vaccine and the updated Pfizer (bivalent) booster at the Student Health Services clinic located at 3215 Campus Loop Road. Call 470-578-6644 to schedule an appointment.

  • The cost of receiving the vaccine will be filed to your insurance. If your insurance does not cover the full claim, the individual will be billed for the balance. If you do not have insurance, please call the clinic at 470-578-6644 to discuss options. 
  • As long as they remain asymptomatic, fully vaccinated individuals do not have to quarantine following a known exposure to COVID-19.

  • Vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals are encouraged to wear a face covering based on their personal preference and assessment of personal risk.

  • If you need a copy of your immunization record history, you may request a copy from the State of Georgia. Please choose "Immunization Record Request Form" under the "Forms" section of the webpage.

Vaccine Eligibility

  • Active KSU employees and enrolled students are eligible to receive the vaccine on campus. Please call the Student Health Services clinic located at 3215 Campus Loop Road, Monday through Friday between 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM to schedule an appointment.
  • Although it is currently not required, all members of the KSU community are strongly encouraged to receive the vaccine as it is a critical component to “Protect the Nest” and help end the pandemic.
  • Yes, part-time faculty and staff members are eligible to receive the vaccine.
  • At this time, only current employed KSU faculty and staff members are eligible to receive the vaccine on campus.
  • No. Only currently employed faculty, staff and enrolled students are eligible to receive the vaccine on campus. 

Vaccination Appointments

  • Clinical staff from Wellstar Health System will administer the vaccine.
  • Yes. Please visit the Student Health Services clinic located at 3215 Campus Loop Road, Monday through Friday between 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM, or call 470-578-6644 to schedule your second dose appointment. Beginning Monday, August 15, vaccinations will be given by appointment only. 
  • Please bring your KSU ID, insurance card and Vaccination Record Card. 
  • No. You can't bring any guests, including children, to your appointment. Only the person receiving the vaccine will be allowed inside the vaccination site.

Boosters

  • Yes, if you are an enrolled student or active employee you are eligible to receive your booster on campus, regardless of where you received your previous doses. 
  • The CDC recommends a booster dose be administered at least six months after receiving their second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine. Individuals who received the J&J vaccine are encouraged to receive a booster dose at least two months after receiving their initial dose.
  • Yes, the CDC recommends everyone stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations, including all primary series doses and boosters for their age group. For people ages 12 years and older, the only authorized mRNA booster is the updated (bivalent) booster. People ages 12 years and older can no longer get the original (monovalent) mRNA booster.
  • Yes, people ages 18 years and older may get a different product for a booster than they got for their primary series, as long as it's Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna.

COVID-19 Vaccinations and Flu Shots

  • COVID-19 vaccines may now be administered with other vaccines without regard to timing.

Please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website to find additional details about COVID-19 vaccines.

Updated September 15, 2022

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