Sign Up Now: Elon to host on-campus vaccine clinic beginning April 6

The university has received approximately 1,800 doses of the Johnson & Johnson single-dose COVID-19 vaccine. This vaccine event will be open to eligible individuals 18 or older regardless of affiliation to Elon University.

Dear Students, Faculty, and Staff,

Elon University has received approximately 1,800 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to administer to people in North Carolina Vaccination Groups 1-5 ( Sign-up for appointments is now available – see details and link below.

All doses are Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) single-dose vaccines; you must be 18 years old or older to receive the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. You will be considered fully vaccinated 14 days after you receive the single dose.

Who is eligible?

Anyone in Groups 1-4, including all faculty, staff, and students are currently eligible, and individuals in Group 5 will be eligible on April 7.

This vaccine event will be open to eligible individuals 18 or older regardless of affiliation to Elon University. Students are encouraged to schedule an appointment as soon as possible.

You may also share this vaccine information with any eligible individual 18 or older who may still need a vaccine.

When is the vaccine clinic?

This vaccine event will occur over five days. Elon staff and volunteers will administer these vaccines to all eligible persons as appointments are available:

  • Tuesday, April 6               
  • Wednesday, April 7                       
  • Thursday, April 8
  • Friday, April 9
  • Monday, April 12 

Please arrive 15 minutes before your appointment time and wear a short-sleeved shirt so the vaccinator can easily access the vaccine site. You must sit for at least 15 minutes following your appointment. You should eat and be well-hydrated prior to attending your appointment.

Where will the clinic be held?

All vaccines for this event will be administered at the Elon’s South Gym, 329 South Antioch Avenue.

How do I make an appointment?

Advance appointments are required and may be made using the following steps:

  • Schedule an appointment online by clicking this link:
    • Enter the zip code (27244). “Elon University” will appear as an option with a link to our appointments.
    • The page will include details on how to be placed on a waitlist if all appointment slots are taken.
  • You may also call the Ready and Resilient number at 336-278-2020 to schedule an appointment.

If for some reason you need to cancel your appointment please follow the directions or call the Ready and Resilient Line at 336-278-2020.

How do I provide proof of vaccination documentation to the university?

To be eligible for the 90-day exemptions from required campus testing or quarantining as close contact, you must complete the COVID-19 Testing Exception form. You will receive instructions about uploading your Johnson and Johnson vaccine documentation at the time of your vaccine. You will be considered fully vaccinated and eligible for the exemptions 14 days after your shot.

Will there be future on-campus vaccine clinics?

While we will try to serve everyone who wants a vaccine, please understand this supply of doses on campus is limited and this event is open to the community. We will continue to work with health officials to request additional supplies for on-campus distribution in the future. In the meantime, you can find additional vaccine information, including off-campus availability, here on the Ready and Resilient website.

Where can I find additional information?

  • If you have general questions about vaccines, basic facts are available here on the CDC website.
  • If you have questions about this on-campus vaccine clinic, please contact the Ready and Resilient Team at or 336-278-2020.

Dr. Jon Dooley

Vice President for Student Life