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UTHSC College of Pharmacy students Olu S. Agbanigo, 3rd year, and Megan Kelly, 4th year, prepare COVID-19 vaccines in the Student Union Ballroom
As they did in 1918, UT nursing and pharmacy students have helped out in 2020.

Appointments are available for a public COVID-19 vaccination clinic Friday, April 16, at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Participants will receive their first dose of the Moderna vaccine. Do not make an appointment if you have already received the first dose of another COVID-19 vaccine.

Appointments will be available for the second dose on May 14. Participants will be signed up after they receive the first dose. People who will not be in Knoxville on May 14 will likely be able to schedule their second dose at a local vaccination site.

While vaccinations in Tennessee are open to anyone 16 and older, only the Pfizer vaccine is approved for emergency use in people under age 18. The Pfizer vaccine is not available through the university. You must therefore be 18 or older to make an appointment.

To schedule an appointment, go to

The online signup page includes the required consent form and additional information. Participants are asked to complete the consent form in advance of their appointment and bring the completed form to their appointment. Consent forms will also be available at the clinic.

For information about the clinic location, directions, and parking, carefully read the information available on the signup page. Campus operators can provide additional assistance at 865-974-1000. Campus operators cannot set appointments.

Event details

The clinic will be held Friday, April 16, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Pilot Company Ballroom on the second floor of the Student Union, 1502 Cumberland Avenue. Those attending should use the Cumberland Avenue entrance and follow signage to the ballroom.

Parking for the event is free at the Volunteer Hall Parking Garage, 1525 White Avenue. Signage will direct attendees to the Student Union, and shuttles will be available regularly to transport individuals with mobility issues. Attendees who want to use the shuttle service should tell the parking attendant upon arrival. Attendees will need to present the vaccination card they receive at the clinic to validate their parking when leaving the garage.

View a parking map for the clinic.

Learn more about COVID-19 vaccine distribution at the University of Tennessee.



Owen Driskill (865-974-2383,