Requirements

Immunizations Required for First Time Freshman Students

Failure to complete the First Time Freshman Immunization Compliance Requirement will result in the inability or delay of class registration.

Deadline = Your Scheduled Orientation Date

  • Required: Tdap, MMR, Hepatitis B, Varicella, Meningococcal ACWY, and Tuberculosis Questionnaire
  • Recommended Only: Influenza, Hepatitis A, Meningococcal B, and HPV

If any immunization doses are administered prior to vaccine schedule, additional dose(s) of vaccine or positive antibody titer (IgG/ Quantitative Immunoassay Value) test may be required

Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis)

1 Adult Dose of Tdap vaccine within the past 10 years prior to start of first semester

MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella)

2 Dose Series of MMR combination vaccine

Hepatitis B

3 Dose Series of Hepatitis B vaccine (not in combination with Twinrix Vaccine **see Hepatitis A below

Varicella (Chicken Pox)

2 Doses of Varicella vaccine

or

Physician documentation of Chicken Pox disease history. Disease history may be notated on shot record, immunization certificate, or by official letter from medical provider's office.

Meningococcal Quadravalent Vaccine 

1 Dose of Meningococcal quadravalent (Menactra/MenACWY-D or Menveo/MenACWY-CRM) after age 16 

TUBERCULOSIS (TB) QUESTIONNAIRE & TESTING

The University's Freshman Tuberculosis Screening Questionnaire is Required for all first time freshman students
TB testing is required ONLY if any questions are marked as "Yes" on the Tuberculosis (TB) Screening Questionnaire

Option 1
TB Skin Test (PPD/TST) placed and read no earlier than 6 months before and no later than the start of classes
• Documentation Must include both Placement Date and Read Date
• Documentation Must include measurement of induration even if 0mm

Option 2

If you have a history of positive skin test, TB blood test or tuberculosis please provide the following documentation:  

• Documentation of positive test result
• Documentation of medical treatment including start date, and completion date
• Copy of last Chest X-ray report
• Completed TB symptom questionnaire 

RECOMMENDED IMMUNIZATIONS

The following immunizations are Recommended for all students but are Not Required to complete the First Time Freshman Immunization Compliance Requirement

Influenza

Annual influenza vaccine is Free to all students and is offered by Campus Health Services thru several flu shot clinics around campus and each of our office locations every fall as soon as the vaccine is made available

Hepatitis A

Option 1
2 Dose Series of Hepatitis A vaccine

Option 2**
3 Dose Series of Twinrix (Adult Dual Hepatitis A & Hepatitis B Vaccine)

Meningococcal B Vaccine

Option 1
2 Dose Series of Bexsero vaccine 16 to 23 years of age

Option 2
2 Dose Series of Trumenba vaccine 16 to 23 years of age

HPV (Gardasil)

Option 1
3 doses of Gardisil vaccine

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