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Required and recommended immunizations

Required immunizations

  • Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR): Documentation is required for registration. According to New York State law students born on or after January 1, 1957 need to provide documentation of the following: 1st MMR dose after first birthday and second dose at least one month or greater from first dose. Offered free of charge.

Recommended immunizations:

  • Diptheria tetanus vaccine: Booster is recommended every 10 years. Offered free of charge.
  • Tetanus diptheria with acellular pertussis vaccine (Tdap): Suggested at the next booster opportunity. Offered free of charge.
  • Gardasil (HPV vaccine): Check with your insurance carrier regarding coverage. See the CDC website and Gardasil website.
  • Hepatitis B vaccine:  Check with your insurance carrier regarding coverage. Most students entering college (aged 18 to 22) have already been immunized.
  • Meningitis vaccine: Recommended for students entering college.  Check with your insurance carrier for coverage.
  • Meningitis B vaccine: Recommended for students entering college.  Check with your insurance carrier for coverage.
  • Seasonal flu vaccine: Free of charge to students in the mid-fall semester. The campus will be notified when seasonal flu vaccine arrives.