required immunizations for new undergraduate students
in the event that the student cannot obtain documentation of immunization, the student will either have to be re-immunized or have laboratory verification of immunity. if needed, immunizations can be done in student health services for a reasonable fee. labwork for titers can be drawn at student health services; this service can be put though the student's insurance.
tdap (within the last 10 years)
measles, mumps, rubella (mmr) (2 doses required)
varicella* (2 doses)
meningitis** (2 doses)
tuberculosis screening, by ppd or igra labwork, must be done within on year of college enrollment.
*requires documentation of chicken pox or two varivax (chicken pox vaccine) vaccines.
**pennsylvania law #955 as of july 2002, requiring all students living in university housing to receive the meningitis vaccine or to sign a waiver of refusal. cdc guidelines require two meningitis vaccines if the first dose was given at age 16 or younger.
contact student health services if you have questions about the information or immunizations needed.