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Required Vaccine Details

These details provide the government specifications for vaccination immunity against the diseases listed in the Minimum Student Immunization Requirements for the University.


Rubeola  (Measles)

All incoming students born after 1956 must have TWO doses of:

 

MMR vaccine  OR  live rubeola vaccine.

Parameters

  • The first dose of vaccine must be administered at 12 months of age or older.
  • The second dose of vaccine must be administered at least one month after the initial dose.


Acceptable Alternate Proof of Immunity for Rubeola


1)    A history of rubeola immunity proved by serological evidence showing adequate antibody to rubeola.


– OR –


2)    A physician diagnosis of prior rubeola disease history indicated by a written record signed by the physician or his designee.


Mumps

All incoming students must have ONE dose of:

 

MMR vaccine OR live attenuated mumps vaccine.

Parameters

  • Dose of vaccine must be administered at 12 months of age or older.


Acceptable Alternate Proof of Immunity for Mumps


1) A history of mumps immunity proved by serological evidence showing adequate antibody to mumps.


– OR –


2) A physician diagnosis of prior mumps disease history indicated by a written record signed by the physician or his designee.


Rubella (German Measles)

All incoming students must have ONE dose of:

 

MMR vaccine  OR  live attenuated rubella vaccine.

Parameters

  • Dose of vaccine must be administered at 12 months of age or older.


Acceptable Alternate Proof of Immunity for Rubella


1)    A history of rubella immunity proved by serological evidence showing adequate antibody to rubella.


– OR –


2)    A physician diagnosis of prior rubella disease history indicated by a written record signed by the physician or his designee.


Varicella (Chicken Pox)

All incoming students must have TWO doses of:

 

Varicella vaccine.

Parameters

  • The first dose of vaccine must be administered at 12 months of age or older.
  • The second dose of vaccine must be administered at least 3 months after the initial dose up to 13 years of age.   At least 4 weeks after the first dose when first dose administered at 13 years of age or older.


Acceptable Alternate Proof of Immunity for Varicella


1) A history of varicella immunity proved by serological evidence showing adequate antibody to varicella.


– OR –


2) A physician diagnosis of prior varicella disease history indicated by a written record signed by the physician or his designee.


Meningococcal Meningitis Vaccine


For All Students Who Want to Live in University Housing.

PA State Law requires you to be immunized against meningitis or sign the waiver form distributed by University Housing.


If you DO NOT comply with this requirement, you WILL NOT be permitted to live in a University facility.