All students are required to submit an official copy of their immunization record from either their healthcare providers office, school or their State Health Department.
All students are required to be immunized against pertussis (whooping cough), varicella (chickenpox), measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR). Proof of immunization in the student's immunization record or laboratory titer proving immunity is required. If there is an outbreak of any of these diseases and you are not adequately immunized, you may be restricted from residing in campus housing and attending classes and campus events.
Routine vaccinations should be provided by your home physician along with your other preventive care. Please refer to the following website to be sure you have received all of the recommended vaccines for your age: http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/adults/rec-vac/college.html.
Flu shots and many other vaccines are available at the local pharmacies. Check the Flu Clinic Schedule to find out where you can get a flu shot locally. The Health Center is available to guide and assist you to ensure that you receive recommended vaccinations.
The meningitis vaccine or a signed waiver is required for all students living in the residence halls on campus: http://www.ship.edu/Health_Center/Meningitis/.
All students are required to complete the tuberculosis screening questionnaire and if indicated, testing for tuberculosis prior to arrival on campus.