All undergraduate students must have completed their immunizations and show documented proof of such (by a health care professional) to be allowed to register for classes. Failure to provide these records will result in a hold on all classes.
- Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR); two vaccines required in a lifetime, unless born prior to 1957, in which case natural immunity is assumed and no documentation is necessary.
- TB skin test screen (Mantoux skin test): All incoming students must complete and return the Tuberculosis Screening Questionnaire (PDF). For more information about IGRA blood tests, visit www.cdc.gov/tb/publications/factsheets/testing/IGRA.htm. For more information on TB testing, including why and how it needs to be done, please review the Information on TB Testing (PDF).
- A CXR within 12 months of admission is required if Mantoux skin test is positive.
- Tetanus booster within the last 10 years (Tdap preferred over Td)
- Hepatitis B: Series of 3 shots
- Meningitis: for incoming freshman and those living in the dorms or in close contact
School of Nursing
All School of Nursing students must have documentation of the following immunizations*:
- Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis (Tdap) booster if Td is more than two years old
- Two Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR), in a lifetime
- PPD/TB skin test with documented results within the past 12 months
- Hepatitis B series
- Optional: Hepatitis A and Meningitis
- All titers need to be done prior to your initial nursing physical. The physical is done by the Student Health Center provider on a pre-set day during the first few weeks of your first semester in the nursing program. Check with the School of Nursing for a prescription to get the titers done at least one week prior to your physical.
*Please check with School of Nursing for the most recent immunizations required.
All individuals participating in the Walkabout Program must have documentation of the following immunization:
- Tetanus/Diphtheria booster within the last five years (Tdap preferred over Td)