All new students are required to submit
immunization information. Please forward a copy of your
immunization record to Student Health Services via email or
(Required for students under age 18)
Physical examinations are not required for admission to the University. (Athletics has their own requirements, please contact the Athletics Department, 410.543.6355)
Student Health Services requires new students to submit
documentation of the following:
- Meningitis (Meningococcal Vaccine)
Maryland law requires that all students, graduate and
undergraduate, enrolled at the University and who reside in
campus housing have the Meningococcal vaccine or a signed waiver
on file in SHS.
- Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR)
Two doses of the MMR, usually given in early childhood, should
be evident on the immunization record.
- Tetanus-Diphtheria-Pertussis (Tdap)
A single dose of Adult Tdap
(Adacel or Boostrix) given at > 11 years of age AND
after 5/2005 (date of FDA licensure).
Pediatric DTap given < 11 years of age or before 5/2005 will not
- Tuberculosis Screening
US citizens must complete a
TB risk screening form. If TB risk factors
are present, you must obtain a TB test within 6 months of your
academic term start.
Tuberculosis screening form
All international students on visas must have a TB test regardless of BCG vaccine.
If you have had a TB skin test, blood test or chest x-ray
within 6 months of arrival to Salisbury University, please
provide the documentation, including the x-ray results (in
English). Please do not bring the X-ray film.
If you have not had a TB test, please have a
Quantiferon Gold Test or T-Spot blood test done and submit
documentation via email or fax.
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- Hepatitis B vaccination is strongly recommended and is
required for nursing and health majors.
- HPV vaccine - Gardasil is
strongly recommended (for both women and men)
- Varicella Vaccine
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