Immunization Requirements

REQUIRED IMMUNIZATIONS FOR STUDENTS  
(Program-specific requirements may vary.)

Measles, Mumps & Rubella (MMR)

Two doses of MMR vaccine given after the 1st birthday and at least one month apart are required of all students born after 1957.
OR
Positive blood tests showing immunity for measles, mumps and rubella.

Hepatitis B

A three-dose series
AND
A positive blood test showing immunity for Hepatitis B (Hepatitis B surface antibody)

Tdap

One dose of Tdap given within the last 10 years

Chicken Pox/Varicella

2 doses of varicella vaccine
OR
A positive blood test showing immunity for varicella
(Disease history is not accepted.)

Annual Influenza

Annual seasonal influenza vaccine (during flu season)

Tuberculosis Screening (PPD)

Two-step screening:

  1. 2 separate PPD tests given and read at least one week apart 
    OR 
    2 PPD tests within the past 12 months
  2. 1 Annual PPD Screening thereafter  

Students with a history of a positive TB skin test must  have documentation of a negative chest x-ray completed in the U.S. OR Quantiferon Gold testing
AND
Symptom Checklist must be completed annually 

   
RECOMMENDED IMMUNIZATIONS

Meningitis

Required for students living in on-campus housing (or a signed declination) 

Gardasil (Human Papillomavirus)

Recommended for students up to age 26 (three-dose series)