State Immunization Requirements
Valparaiso University is committed to maintaining a healthy campus community and part of that initiative begins at admission. Immunizations currently required are those mandated by the Indiana State Law (IC 21-40-5).
Current Immunizations/Testing requirements for students:
- All students must have two (2) doses of MMR.
- The first dose must be given after 12 months of age.
- The second dose must be given at least 28 days after the first.
- The MMR immunization is available at the Health Center.
- All incoming students will need a Tdap within the last 10 years.
- The Tdap is available at the Health Center.
- One dose required on or after the 16th birthday.
- The MenACWY is available at the Health Center.
- Only students 23 years or younger
- Once a type of MenB series is started the same series needs to be continued.
- Both Bexsero and Trumenba are available at the Health Center.
- TB questionnaire and the health form will be sent through the patient portal.
- College of Nursing and Healthcare Profession students are required to have an annual TB skin test unless a positive reactor to the PPD.
- If you have had a positive TB skin test, you must have proof of a negative chest x-ray.
- The TB skin test (PPD) and the blood test, Interferon Gamma Release Assay (IGRA), are available at the Health Center.
COVID-19 Vaccine – Valparaiso University Required Vaccine
- One or two dose required depending on brand of vaccine.
- PLUS a BOOSTER dose 5 months after your COVID vaccine.
- Schedule your COVID-19 vaccine on vaccines.gov
JULY 1 for FALL/SUMMER SEMESTER and DECEMBER 1 for SPRING SEMESTER
All required immunization records are to be uploaded into your Valpo Vaccine Verification Portal through Med+Proctor
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Annual Influenza Vaccine – Valparaiso University Highly-Recommended Vaccine
- Is available annually, typically after September.
All vaccines listed above are available at the Health Center.
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Promenade East Building
55 University Drive, Suite 102
Valparaiso, IN 46383
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