The Zerfoss Student Health Center is here to serve the primary care needs of the Vanderbilt student community. There are no office co-pays for routine visits, and all registered students are eligible for care, regardless of insurance coverage.

Our Mission

The Student Health Center's mission is to enhance the academic experience of students by providing quality primary healthcare services in a nurturing and cost-effective manner. All of our physicians and nurse practitioners have chosen college health as their area of expertise and interest, and are dedicated to meeting the unique health care needs of the student population. Whether you are sick or injured, managing a chronic health problem, or working to develop a healthier lifestyle, the VU SHC is here to help.

Important Links

COVID-19 Information
As a part of Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and in accordance with its policies, Student Health follows guidance from the Tennessee Department of Health and Metro Public Health Department in conjunction with Center for Disease Control (CDC).  If you have specific questions, please reach out to your medical provider at Student Health through My Health At Vanderbilt.  Please refer to the COVID-19 tab for more information

HPV FAQs and information

Influenza FAQs

Meningococcal FAQs


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Overview of the Clinic can be found : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AsFRz4MRy9k  

Immunization and TB Screening Information for Incoming Students