COVID-19 Updates and Guidance > Resources > COVID-19 Vaccine
Updated April 9, 2021
DePaul encourages all eligible faculty, staff and students to be vaccinated for COVID-19 at their first opportunity. The vaccines are safe, and our best hope for ending the pandemic.
The vaccine supply is still limited, and the city of Chicago is focused on providing vaccines based on equity and public health priorities, which precludes DePaul from hosting a vaccine clinic at this time. While DePaul continues our work on ensuring all in our community have access to the vaccine,
everyone in the university community is encouraged to begin seeking a vaccine appointment as soon as they are eligible.
Call DePaul at (773) 325-3221. This hotline is answered by DePaul staff, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call takers can help answer questions on vaccine eligibility and appointment locations. Please note call takers will
NOT book appointments for you. You can also email
The university is working closely with the city to help our students, faculty and staff access the COVID-19 vaccine.
There are multiple ways to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, but ALL require an appointment. There are currently no walk-in vaccinations. City and state officials urge patience in seeking appointments, particularly after new eligibility periods open. The demand may make it difficult to find an appointment immediately.
Vaccination appointments are available through the following methods.
Employees who are Chicago residents can seek appointments at city points of distribution sites, known as PODS. These sites are only available to Chicago residents and are by appointment only via
Zocdoc is a centralized vaccine booking site and can be used by all employees who are city residents. Please visit
zocdoc.com/vaccine, confirm your location and eligibility and receive real-time appointment availability. Zocdoc also is the only way to access appointments at the city's mass vaccination sites.
The city has published
this list of documents that one can provide to prove residency for the city-supported sites.
All employees who are Illinois residents,
including Chicago residents, can seek appointments:
In addition, anyone age 16 and over can be vaccinated in Indiana, regardless of residence, following a recent change in eligibility in that state. To register in Indiana, go to the
Indiana COVID-19 Vaccine Program website or call 866-211-9966 if you do not have access to a computer or need assistance.
Many locations may not ask for proof of eligibility, but to be safe, please bring your DePaul faculty/staff ID. Student employees may bring a copy of their payslip to show employment. Learn how to access and print a copy of DePaul payslips by watching
this instructional BlueSky video.
Keep in mind that the vaccine is only one part of preventing the spread of COVID-19. Please continue to wear a face mask and practice social distancing—even if you have been vaccinated—to help Take Care DePaul.
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Check your state's public health agency's website.
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