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

Two 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:

Two separate PPD tests given and read at least one week apart 

OR 

Two PPD tests within the past 12 months

OR 

Quantiferon or T-Spot (IGRA testing) is also acceptable  

One 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. 

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)