A patient gets a COVID-19 vaccination

At Ball State University, social responsibility is one of our enduring values. We must commit to act for the benefit of society at large, especially during these unprecedented times.

As part of our Cardinals Care campaign, we encourage all to adhere to essential protective behaviors such as wearing face coverings, physical distancing, maintaining proper hygiene, and receiving the COVID-19 vaccine as they become eligible, as determined by the Indiana State Department of Health.

Ball State Vaccinate

The College of Health’s Interprofessional Community Clinics serves as a COVID-19 vaccination site under the authorization of the Delaware County Health Department. The vaccination clinic, which is supported through the generosity of a grant from the Ball Brothers Foundation, is available to the general public.

Individuals can register to ensure they meet the state’s eligibility criteria and schedule an appointment at the clinic on our campus. Walk-ins are also welcome. Individuals seeking an appointment should visit ourshot.in.gov or call 211. The clinic is listed as “DCHD BallState WRiversideAve MVAX” on the scheduling website.

After signing up, you can also request to be on the clinic’s waiting list to receive a vaccine sooner than your scheduled appointment. If leftover vaccines are available, you could receive a phone call during the hours of operation on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday for a vaccine that day.

Location and Times

The clinic is located at the Health Professions Building (1613 W. Riverside Ave, Muncie, IN 47303). Parking is available on the east side of the building.

Clinic hours are as follows

  • Through July 28, 2021
    • Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Starting August 4, 2021
    • August 4: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    • August 10,12,13,17,19, 20, 24, 26, and 27: 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    • August 14, 21, and 28: noon to 8 p.m.

Frequently Asked Questions

COVID-19 vaccines are free. If you have health insurance coverage, you are encouraged to bring your health insurance card to the clinic, but it is NOT required to receive a vaccine.
No. You can register and schedule an appointment or walk-in to receive a vaccine at the Ball State vaccine site.

To find the Ball State vaccine site, use zip code 47306. The Ball State vaccine site is DCHD BallState WRiversideAve MVAX. Walk-ins are also welcome.

Register

The Moderna vaccine is administered at the Ball State site. The Moderna vaccine is a two-shot vaccine. The second shot must be administered no sooner than 28 days after the first shot.

Although we can schedule you for your second vaccine at the Ball State vaccine site. You are not required to use the Ball State vaccine site for your second shot. You will receive a vaccine card with the Moderna vaccine information and the earliest date for your second shot. You may receive your second vaccine at any site administering the Moderna vaccine. You MUST have your vaccine card to present at the time of your second shot.

You may schedule your second vaccine by visiting the scheduling site or call 211.

Visit the Indiana Department of Health website for the Indiana COVID-19 vaccine sites. There is a legend with the vaccine types available at each site.
Vaccine Brand Name Who Can Get this Vaccine * How Many Shots You Will Need When Are You Fully Vaccinated?
Phizer-BioNTech People 16 years and older 2 shots
Given 3 weeks (21 days) apart **
2 weeks after your second shot
Modena People 18 years and older 2 shots
Given 4 weeks (28 days) apart **
2 weeks after your second shot
Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen People 18 years and older 1 shot 2 weeks after your shot

* If you have had a severe allergic reaction (anaphylaxis) or an immediate allergic reaction to any ingredient in the vaccine you are scheduled to receive, you should not get that vaccine. If you have been instructed not to get one type of COVID-19 vaccine, you may still be able to get another type. Learn more information for people with allergies.
** You should get your second shot as close to the recommended 3-week or 4-week interval as possible. However, your second shot may be given up to 6 weeks (42 days) after the first dose, if necessary.

Graphic adapted from CDC – Different COVID-19 Vaccines

Yes, the Indiana COVID-19 vaccine sites map includes the list of private pharmacies participating in the federal vaccine program. You may access the pharmacy’s registration and appointment scheduling website from the ourshot.in.gov page. But you will be transferred to an external pharmacy page to schedule an appointment. COVID-19 vaccines administered through the pharmacy program is also free.
  • Face mask
  • Way to verify/confirm your date of birth.
  • Insurance card (OPTIONAL, NOT REQUIRED)
Common side effects of the vaccine include pain, redness and swelling on the arm where you got the shot. Throughout the rest of your body, you may feel tiredness, headache, muscle pain, chills, fever, nausea. Learn more information about what to expect after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine from the CDC.

In addition to regular appointments and walk-ins, the Ball State vaccine clinic also offers the opportunity to be added to a waiting list to receive a vaccine sooner than your scheduled appointment. If leftover vaccines are available, you could receive a phone call after 3 p.m. on vaccine clinic days for a vaccination that day.

Register for waiting list

The CDC offers several benefits of getting a COVID-19 vaccine including:

  • COVID-19 vaccination is a safer way to help build protection
  • COVID-19 vaccination will help keep you from getting COVID-19
  • COVID-19 vaccination will be an important tool to help stop the pandemic

Take the Pledge

We encourage you to make a commitment to care for yourself, other Cardinals, and our campus and community by signing our Cardinals Care and Partner pledges. Also, learn more about Ball State’s COVID-19 mask requirements while on campus.