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Bacterial Meningitis Vaccination Requirement for Entering Students:
  • Texas Senate Bill 1107, passed in May 2011, requires all students entering a public, private, or independent institution of higher education in Texas as of January 2012 and thereafter to provide documentation that they have had a meningococcal (bacterial meningitis) vaccine or “booster” dose during the five-year period prior to but no later than ten days before the first day of the first semester they will enter that institution. Check your shot records. You may need another shot to comply. Do not submit your documentation until you are admitted.
  • Requirement for Entering Students: You will not be allowed to register for classes, even at Red Raider Orientation, until Student Health Services has received and processed documentation showing that you have complied with the following requirement. Bacterial Meningitis Vaccination Requirement for Entering Students.
MMR (Measles-Mumps-Rubella)
  • All students born after 12/31/56 must show proof of 2 MMR (Measles-Mumps-Rubella) vaccinations during your lifetime.
  • Immunization records may be faxed to (806) 743-1071 or mailed to SHS: 210 Student Wellness Center, 1003 Flint Avenue, Box 43095, Lubbock, Texas 79409 79430-7208.
  • After the 5th class week, student records will be placed on hold if documentation of MMR vaccinations is not recorded in SHS.
Tuberculosis: Students who are citizens of a country not listed below are required to be tested for tuberculosis.
 
  • American Samoa
  • Australia
  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Liechtenstein
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Monaco
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • San Marino
  • Switzerland
  • United Kingdom
  • The Virgin Islands
 
  • Students who are citizens from countries considered high-risk for Tuberculosis, are required to have Tuberculosis Screening Test.
  • If you have already had a skin test in the last year - Bring the results to Student Health Services.
  • If you have had the BCG vaccine, you still need to test.
  • If you have had or been treated for Tuberculosis in the past, you will not be skin tested, but will need to see a SHS physician.
  • Your skin results are confidential and will not be released to your professor or immigration.
  • If you require an MMR vaccination and a TB skin test, be sure you test for TB before scheduling the MMR vaccine.
Bacterial Meningitis - Senate Bill 31 – 77th Texas Legislature
 

Immunization Form

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