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COVID-19 and flu vaccine clinics

To help keep U of T healthy from seasonal respiratory viruses, community members seeking COVID-19 and/or flu vaccinations can book appointments or find walk-in hours at local clinics across the Greater Toronto Area. Below you will find up-to-date information on where and when you can get vaccinated, both on and off our campuses.

Worried about getting vaccinated? Feelings of fear or anxiety about vaccinations are very common, affecting an estimated 25 per cent of adults. Use the CARD system to have a more positive vaccination experience.


On campus 

  • The Discovery Pharmacy is offering appointments for the Pfizer COVID-19 bivalent vaccine for U of T community members (ages 12 and up) and the original Pfizer vaccine. Flu vaccines (ages two and up) are now also available for all students (including international), staff and faculty. Located in the Leslie L. Dan Faculty of Pharmacy Building, room 332, Discovery Pharmacy serves U of T students, faculty and staff as well as their families. Please reach out to the pharmacy team if you have any questions about your specific eligibility. Book an appointment through the Discovery Pharmacy website.

Off campus 


Off campus

  • SHN offers a number of clinics around Scarborough. Visit the SHN website to find a clinic near you. 


Off campus

Regions outside of Toronto and Peel: Contact your local public health unit for vaccination clinics or refer to the Ontario booking system for COVID‑19 vaccines.

U of T’s vaccine requirement

The University is encouraging all members of its community to get a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as they become eligible. New appointments are added daily to the provincial booking system and at local pharmacies.

Click here for more vaccine clinic information.

At this time, you are considered to be fully vaccinated 14 days after receiving the recommended number of doses of a Health Canada-approved vaccine. If you received a non-Health Canada approved vaccine, you will be considered fully vaccinated 14 days after receiving a third vaccine to complete the primary vaccination requirements. The University will continue to monitor Ministry of Health and Public Health Agency of Canada guidance on additional doses. 

Although students who are not fully vaccinated may enrol in classes with in-person components, vaccination requirements may be reinstated with little notice, which could result in de-enrolment.

The University will require students living in residence for the 2022-23 academic year to be vaccinated against COVID-19, including at least one booster dose. More information on this requirement can be found on the Vice-Provost Student’s website.

Information about vaccinations

What being vaccinated against COVID-19 means for you 

Vaccination is the most important way that individuals can protect themselves against COVID-19 and is a key element of the University of Toronto’s strategy to support a safe return to campus. The links below offer comprehensive information on the COVID-19 vaccines, including vaccine safety and the benefits of being vaccinated.

Government of Ontario 

Government of Canada 

Flu vaccinations