Employee Flu Shots

WU FluEach year, the Danforth Office of Human Resources offers free seasonal flu vaccines for active, benefits-eligible faculty and staff who work on the Danforth, West, and North campuses.

An appointment is required to be guaranteed a flu shot. Appointments can now be scheduled in HRMS > Employee Self Service > Employee Wellness.The Visiting Nurse Association will provide the vaccine and administer the shots. A total of four clinics will be offered in 2017:

West Campus

  • Thursday, September 21st
  • 8:00am-1:00pm
  • West Campus Library Conference Room A/B
North Campus

  • Tuesday, September 26th
  • 8:00am-1:00pm
  • 700 Rosedale, room 1312
Danforth Campus

  • Thursday, September 28th
  • 8:00am-1:00pm
  • Danforth University Center, Room 276
Danforth Health Happening

  • Wednesday, October 4th
  • 8:00am-2:00pm
  • Athletic Center Complex, Hall of Champions

To schedule your FREE flu shot, please do the following:

  1. Log on to HRMS or use the Flu Shot Registration link (bypass steps 1 thru 4)
  2. Click on ‘Employee Self Service’
  3. Click on ‘Employee Wellness’
  4. Click on ‘Flu Shot Registration’
  5. Click on ‘Register’
  6. Select your desired date, location and time
  7. Click on ‘Register Now’
  8. Print and complete the Adult Flu Consent Form (Skip the Insurance section on the Form)
  9. Bring your Washington University Employee ID and VNA Consent Form to your scheduled appointment.

After you register, you will receive an email confirmation. You can make changes or cancel your registration by logging back in to HRMS.  Register early as time slots will fill up quickly!

If you are unable to attend one of the on-campus immunization events, additional options are available for participants in the Washington University health plans. Visit your network primary care physician, other health professional or get your flu shot from one of these contracted network providers.

Information regarding flu vaccination for School of Medicine employees and Danforth employees who work at the School of Medicine is available here. If you have questions, please email OccupationalHealthService@wusm.wustl.edu.

Danforth students seeking information on flu shots can find details on the Habif Health & Wellness Center website.

Don’t forget to redeem your 10 Yay! points for getting your annual flu shot. Log in to your WashU WebMD Portal and click on ‘2017 Wellness Connection Reward’. The Yay! points program is on a calendar year and resets to zero on January 1; the deadline for redeeming your points is December 31, 2017.


  • Get the flu vaccine each year.
  • Stop the spread of germs by covering your coughs and sneezes, washing your hands, and staying home if you are sick.
  • Take antiviral drugs if they are prescribed for you.

Click here for more information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) about the flu and how to prevent it.