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.