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Immunization Requirements & Information

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:


Measles, mumps, and rubella – MMR

  • 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.

Tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis – Tdap 

  • All incoming students will need a Tdap within the last 10 years.
  • The Tdap is available at the Health Center.

Meningococcal (MenACWY)

  • One dose required on or after the 16th birthday.
  • The MenACWY is available at the Health Center.

Meningococcal (MenB-4C or Bexsero – 2 DOSES REQUIRED) or (Men-FHbp or Trumenba – 2 DOSES REQUIRED)

  • 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.

Tuberculosis (TB) Questionaire 

  • TB questionnaire within the Health Form is to be completed.
  • College of Nursing students is 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.
  • Three doses are required of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID Vaccine. Two doses are required of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine.
  • A mix and match approach will be accepted.

Annual Influenza Vaccine

  • Is available annually, typically after September the prior year.
  • Is NOT required prior to the start of the FALL semester.

All vaccines listed above are available at the Health Center.

Send questions to the Health Center at health.center@valpo.edu.

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Contact Information

Valparaiso University Health Center
Promenade East Building
55 University Drive, Suite 102
Valparaiso, IN 46383


Phone: 219.464.5060
Insurance: 219.464.5400
Fax: 219.464.5410

**Please do not email if you need immediate assistance**

Call 219.464.5060 during business hours to schedule an appointment.