Immunization Requirements

THE PREFERRED DOCUMENTATION ARE TITERS

The due date for all *documentation is Oct. 1 for summer/fall entry and for spring entry the due date is March 1

*Influenza vaccination due by Dec. 1

 

 

Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR): One of the following is required

  • Positive antibody titer (lab report OR physician verification of results required) OR
  • Two vaccinations

If series in process, submit where you are in the series and new alerts will be created for you to complete the series. If all three titers are negative or equivocal, and no documentation of two vaccinations has been documented, you must repeat the two-dose series. If you have two documented vaccinations and have a negative titer or equivocal titer, you must receive a one-time booster. If only one or two components of the MMR vaccination show lack of immunity, a one-time booster is recomended.

Varicella: One of the following is required

  • Positive antibody titer (lab report OR physician verification of results required) OR
  • Two vaccinations

If series in process, submit where you are in the series and new alerts will be created for you to complete the series. If the titer is negative or equivocal, and no documentation of two vaccinations has been documented, you must repeat the two-dose series. If you have two documented vaccinations and have a negative titer or equivocal titer, you must receive a one-time booster. History of Disease is NOT acceptable. 

Hepatitis B: (Not required for law students)

  • Three vaccinations AND a positive antibody titer (lab report or physician verification of results required) OR
  • A positive antibody titer alone will also be accepted (lab report or physician verification of results required). If you have documentation of three vaccines, please submit them along with your titer.

Tetanus:

  • Submit documentation of a Td OR a Tdap booster within the past 10 years. The renewal date will be set at 10 years

*Influenza: DUE annually BY Dec. 1 **Required for medical students.

  • Documentation of a flu shot administered during the current flu season (September-March) OR
  • Signed declination waiver. 

 

Tuberculosis (TB) screening

The due date for all *documentation is Oct. 1 for summer/fall entry and for spring entry the due date is March 1

 

Students in pharmacy, physical therapy, med tech, nursing, medicine: 

Are required to have ANNUAL TB screening tests

Upon entry into your program, you are required to have one of the following: 

  • QuantiFERON Gold Blood Test OR T-Spot Blood Test (Preferred method) OR
  • Two TB skin tests (at least two-three weeks apart but no more than 12 months apart) OR
  • If positive results or a history of a positive TB screening, provide a clear chest X-ray from within the past five years AND a TB Questionnaire.

Renewal will be set for one year from date from skin test, blood test, or TB Questionnaire.

Upon renewal, one of the following is required:

  • QuantiFERON Gold Blood Test OR T-Spot Blood Test (Preferred method) OR
  • One-step test OR
  • If previous positive results, TB Questionnaire. 

Submit proof of the previous year’s AND the current year’s TB tests OR QuantiFERON Gold Blood Test OR T-Spot. If positive results, provide a clear chest X-ray from within the past five years AND a TB Questionnaire.


Renewal will be set for one year from date from skin test, blood test, or TB Questionnaire.

 

Students in dental, dental hygeine, postgrad dental:

Are required to have a TB screening every two years

Upon entry into your program you are required to have one of the following: 

  • QuantiFERON Gold Blood Test OR T-Spot Blood Test (Preferred method) OR
  • Two TB skin tests (at least two-three weeks apart but no more than 12 months apart) OR
  • If positive results or a history of a positive TB screening, provide a clear chest X-ray from within the past five years AND a TB Questionnaire.

Renewal will be set for two years from date from skin test, blood test, or TB Questionnaire.

Upon renewal, one of the following is required:

  • QuantiFERON Gold Blood Test OR T-Spot Blood Test (Preferred method) OR
  • One-step test OR
  • If previous positive results, TB Questionnaire. 

Submit proof of the previous year’s AND the current year’s TB tests OR QuantiFERON Gold Blood Test OR T-Spot. If positive results, provide a clear chest X-ray from within the past five years AND a TB Questionnaire.

 

Students in genetic counseling, grad PhD, law, and social work:

Upon entry into your program:

  • QuantiFERON Gold Blood Test OR T-Spot Blood Test (Preferred method) OR
  • One-step PPD OR
  • If positive results or a history of a positive TB screening, provide a clear chest X-ray from within the past five years AND a TB Questionnaire.

No renewals are required at this time unless exposure occurs or required by clinicals.