There are two immunization requirements that students taking six or more credits must meet before registering for classes. It is recommended that students submit their documentation at least 30 days prior to their scheduled registration date. For this reason, all incoming students are placed on hold prior to their first registration.
New York State public health law requires that all students document immunity to measles, mumps, and rubella, as well as document that they either have received the meningitis vaccine or have declined to receive it.
1. Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) - Ways to document immunity
2. Meningococcal Meningitis - Make online decision now
Immunization Requirements - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Columbia Health also recommends that students receive all routine childhood vaccinations, an updated tetanus booster, vaccination for hepatitis B (3-dose series), and varicella (chicken pox). All vaccines are available at Medical Services. See the following section for a complete listing of vaccines and fee schedule.