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Vaccination Requirement

Per Texas Senate Bill no. 62, beginning January 1, 2012, all entering Texas college students, under the age of 22, must receive a vaccination or booster (if the vaccination is five years old) against bacterial meningitis before enrollment.

Before you can register for classes you must submit together:

  1. A completed Meningococcal Meningitis Vaccine Requirement Form PDF
  2. Proof of immunization

Deadlines:

The fall 2014 vaccination deadline was August 15, 2014.

The spring 2015 vaccination deadline is January 2, 2015.

The summer 2015 vaccination deadline is May 17, 2015.

* The vaccination must be less than five years old (on the first day of class).

What is acceptable evidence of vaccination?

Documentation must be in English, state the name and other information sufficient to identify the individual who received the required vaccination, state the month, date and year the vaccine was administered.

  1. A statement provided by physician or other health care provider authorized by law to administer the vaccine. The statement must include the name, address, signature or stamp, state of licensure and license number of the physician or other healthcare provider who administered the required vaccination; or of the public health official who administered the vaccination.
  2. An official immunization record generated from the state or local health authority
  3. An official record received directly from a Texas school official, or a school official in another state.

Where do I submit the paperwork?

Send the requirement form and proof to:

Email: records@utdallas.edu  (submit as PDF attachments)

Fax: 972-883-6335

Mail:

The University of Texas at Dallas
The Office of the Registrar, SSB13
800 West Campbell Rd
Richardson, TX 75080-3021

Do I have to get the meningitis vaccination?

Vaccination Locations

Questions?

Email: records@utdallas.edu