Services for College of the Mainland Students Meningitis Vaccine

The Bacterial Meningitis vaccine is an important vaccine that is required by your school and by law. UTMB Student Health will be working with your school to administer this vaccine to all students who falls under the following criteria:

  1. All first-time freshmen
  2. All new transfer students
  3. All new and returning continuing education students who did not attend classes in the Fall of 2022
  4. All returning students who did not attend classes in the Fall of 2022

NOTE: Consent for treatment form for minors - All minors (<age18yrs) please have your parent or guardian signed this form and bring a copy with you for your appointment. Click here to download the form

There are location options to obtain the vaccine through the UTMB Student Health clinic:

  1. Obtaining the vaccine at UTMB Student Health beginning July 17, 2023:
  2. Schedule an appointment with our clinic using this link
  3. Appointments are available Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m., starting on July 17, 2023
  4. Use code COMBAM in the appointment note. 
  5. Show up 10 minutes prior to your appointment at our clinic on the 3rd floor of the Lee Hagee Jamail building UMTB Galveston at 1001 harborside drive, Galveston, TX 77555. 
  6. Directions: park in Garage 2 on the 3rd, 4th, or 5th floor. Take the elevator to the 1st floor, come outside, and make a right turn to the back of the Old Red building (historical red brick building near the garage), and the Jamail building is to the right of Old Red. Please bring your parking ticket with you. Phone Number: (409) 747-9508.
  7. Obtaining the vaccine at College of the Mainland on orientation day august 12, 2023:
  8. Appointments are available Monday-Friday 8am -5pm, starting on July 17, 2023
  9. Schedule a Saturday Aug 12 ,2023 appointment only for this event. Schedule before Friday August 12 at noon.
  10. Use code COMBAM in the appointment note.

What do I need before scheduling the appointment:

  • Your insurance cards. Click to see all UTMB accepted insurance plans.
  • Student without insurance card can self-pay using their credit card. Payment will be obtained via phone 1-2 days prior to the vaccination day. Payment will not be collected on the day of the vaccination. Cost of the Vaccine is $168.
  • Students who do not have insurance and cannot afford to pay for the vaccine will need to contact the Galveston Health Department to obtain the vaccine. Please call (409) 938-7221 for more information.

If you have any questions, please Email UTMB student health at

Location Information:

Lee Hage Jamail Student Center
301 University Blvd - 3rd Floor
Galveston, TX 77555-1369

Phone: 409-747-9508
Fax: 409-747-9330

Monday-Friday 8am - 5pm
*Major credit cards only.

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After Hours Care:

After hours, weekends, and holidays, you may call the Access Center at 409-772-2222 or 800-917-8906. Telephone triage is provided by the Hotline and physician backup consultation is available.

Please go directly to the nearest emergency room. Students are responsible for all charges related to emergency care.