Planning travel abroad? UF students, faculty and staff can make appointments at the Student Health Care Center (SHCC) for individualized travel counseling and vaccinations specific to their itinerary.
How to be seen
CALL FIRST! You should schedule your appointment 6-8 weeks before your departure.
The SHCC has two Travel Clinic locations for your convenience:
- SHCC Main Campus (Infirmary Building) – PHONE: (352) 392-1161
- SHCC@Shands (Health Science Center) – PHONE: (352) 294-5700
PLEASE NOTE: You will be charged for the travel counseling appointment, as well as any vaccines obtained; vaccine prices vary. Consult your insurance company to find out your individual policy coverage benefits or call SHCC Patient Financial Services at (352) 273-4546 for assistance.
The following vaccines are available. Included are links to CDC Vaccine Information Statements (VIS), including medical contraindications to these vaccinations. Visit the CDC’s website to view all VIS listings.
Travel resources from the CDC
Healthy travel tips:
- Your Survival Guide to Safe and Healthy Travel and Ten Guidelines for Travel
- Pack Smart: What to pack in your travel health kit
- Avoid Bug Bites
- Food and Water Safety