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Immunization Information

Additional Requirements

In an effort to secure a baseline health status for each incoming student, a physical examination is also requested.

Annual physical examinations are important for your overall well-being and should be submitted on the anniversary date of your first submission. This form called the Medical Record / Physical Examination form can be secured from the Student Health Service Center office or printed from our online web location. The Physical Examination part of the form must be fully completed, stamped and signed by a licensed physician.

Rubella

One (1) dose of live rubella virus vaccine given after 1968 and on or after your first birthday.

Proof of vaccination must be submitted on doctor's letterhead or immunization card. Students who have had rubella disease must provide proof on doctor's letterhead or a blood titer lab report showing immunity. Vaccinations given before 1969 are not acceptable.

Proof of Immunization

One of the following documents must be presented:
  • original immunization card;
  • blood titer lab report;
  • doctor's letterhead (stamped and signed by the doctor), with dates of vaccination;
  • official veteran's medical record
  • high school/secondary immunization record (stamped and signed by the school)

Measles

Two (2) doses of live measles virus vaccine given after 1968 are required.

The first dose should be administered on or after your first birthday and the second dose must be administered at least 28 days after the first dose. A blood titer lab report showing immunity to measles would also satisfy this requirement.

Proof of vaccination must be submitted on doctor's letterhead or immunization card. Students who have had measles disease must provide proof on doctor's letterhead or a blood titer lab report showing immunity. Vaccinations given before 1968 are not acceptable.

Mumps

One (1) dose of live mumps virus vaccine given after 1968 and on or after your first birthday.

Proof of vaccination must be submitted on doctor's letterhead or immunization card. Students who have had mumps disease must provide proof on doctor's letterhead or a blood titer lab report showing immunity. Vaccinations given before 1968 are not acceptable.

Immunization Regulation

In compliance with New York State Public Health Law 2165, CUNY requires all students born after December 31, 1956 to submit proof of immunization against measles, mumps, and rubella in order to attend the University.

New York State Public Health Law 2167 requires that all students complete a Meningococcal Meningitis Vaccination Response Form which indicates that they have read and received information about Meningococcal Meningitis prior to registering for classes.
To better understand the requirements, please read below.