Student Health Services at Illinois State University
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Immunization Requirements

All students admitted to Illinois State University are required, by Illinois Law (Public Act) 85-1315 and University policy, to provide proof of immunity for tetanus, diphtheria, measles, mumps, and rubella. Documentation of immunity must be complete and on file in Student Health Services within the first 15 calendar days of the entering semester.

Deadlines


Immunization records must be turned in and complete by the following deadlines:

  • Spring, 2014 - January 27, 2014
  • Summer, 2014 - August 1, 2014
  • Fall, 2014 - August 1, 2014

Documentation


Proof of Immunity

Proof of immunity must include:

  1. One tetanus/diphtheria (Td or Tdap) booster within 10 years of attendance at Illinois State University. International students must also show proof of a series of three tetanus/diphtheria vaccines (such as DTaP, DT, DTP, Td, or Tdap) with one being given in the last 10 years.
  2. Two measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccines given after one year of age and after December 31, 1968. OR...if measles, mumps, or rubella vaccines were given separately: two measles immunizations given after one year of age and after December 31, 1968; one mumps immunization after one year of age and after December 31, 1967; one rubella immunization after one year of age and after December 31, 1968.
Document Submission

Proof of immunity may be provided by:

  1. Providing a copy of your Illinois School Certificate of Child Health which documents compliance with the Illinois immunization law.  This record is available from your high school.  OR
  2. Providing a copy of your immunizations from your physician's office.
    • Submit electronically to our secure web form, OR 
    • Mail to Campus Box 2540, Normal, IL  61790-2540, OR
    • Fax to Student Health Services at (309) 438-5205, OR
    • Bring in person to the Student Services Building, Student Health Services reception desk when you are on campus next.

Please note that a physical examination is not required.

Immunizations are available at Student Health Services Preventive Medicine Clinic. Please call (309) 438-2778 for an appointment. Some pricing information may be found on the Immunization Pricing page.

Blood Titers


If you have had vaccines and/or diseases in the past, we accept blood titers showing immunity. You may schedule an appointment with an SHS nurse to request a lab test for titers. The cost of the blood test(s) will be billed to your student account.

Please check with your primary insurance about vaccine coverage and possible reimbursement information before scheduling an appointment. Student Health Services does not bill to insurance agencies; however, you may pick up an invoice at the SHS Business Office which you may submit to insurance.

International Students


Tuberculosis (TB) Screening

International students are required by University regulations to have TB screening within ten days of their arrival on campus. Student Health Services Preventive Medicine appointments may be scheduled by calling (309) 438-2778.

Immunization History Form
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