Student Health Services
Holloway Hall

Immunization Requirements

All new students are required to submit immunization information. Please forward a copy of your immunization record to Student Health Services via email or fax.

«Parental Permission»
(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)

Required Immunizations:

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 be accepted.

  • 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 (PDF)

    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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Recommended Immunizations:

  • 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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